Statute of Limitations

(The numbers on this chart indicate years.)


State

Oral
Agreements

Written
Contracts

Promissory
Notes
Judgments

Alabama

6

6

6

20

Alaska

6

6

6

10

Arizona

3

6

5

5

Arkansas

3

5

6

10

California

2

4

4

10

Colorado

6

6

6

20

Connecticut

3

6

6

20

Delaware

3

3

6

No Limit

D.C.

3

3

3

3

Florida

4

5

5

20

Georgia

4

6

6

7

Hawaii

6

6

6

10

Idaho

4

5

10

6

Illinois

5

10

6

20

Indiana

6

10

10

20

Iowa

5

10

5

20

Kansas

3

5

5

5

Kentucky

5

15

15

15

Louisiana

10

10

10

10

Maine

6

6

6

20

Maryland

3

3

6

12

Massachusetts

6

6

6

20

Michigan

6

6

6

10

Minnesota

6

6

6

10

Mississippi

3

3

3

7

Missouri

5

10

10

10

Montana

5

8

8

10

Nebraska

4

5

6

5

Nevada

4

6

3

6

New Hampshire

3

3

6

20

New Jersey

6

6

6

20

New Mexico

4

6

6

14

New York

6

6

6

20

North Carolina

3

3

5

10

North Dakota

6

6

6

10

Ohio

6

15

15

21

Oklahoma

3

5

5

5

Oregon

6

6

6

10

Pennsylvania

4

6

4

4

Rhode Island

15

15

10

20

South Carolina

10

10

3

10

South Dakota

6

6

6

20

Tennessee

6

6

6

10

Texas

4

4

4

10

Utah

4

6

6

8

Vermont

6

6

5

8

Virginia

3

5

6

20

Washington

3

6

6

10

West Virginia

5

10

6

10

Wisconsin

6

6

10

20

Wyoming

8

10

10

5