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Chapter 4.16 RCW

LIMITATION OF ACTIONS

RCW Sections

4.16.005Commencement of actions.
4.16.020Actions to be commenced within ten years -- Exception.
4.16.030Actions to foreclose special assessments.
4.16.040Actions limited to six years.
4.16.050Action on irrigation or drainage district warrant.
4.16.060Action on irrigation district bonds.
4.16.070Actions limited to five years.
4.16.080Actions limited to three years.
4.16.090Action to cancel tax deed.
4.16.100Actions limited to two years.
4.16.110Actions limited to one year.
4.16.115Special provisions for action on penalty.
4.16.130Action for relief not otherwise provided for.
4.16.150Action on mutual open accounts.
4.16.160Application of limitations to actions by state, counties, municipalities.
4.16.170Tolling of statute -- Actions, when deemed commenced or not commenced.
4.16.180Statute tolled by absence from state, concealment, etc.
4.16.190Statute tolled by personal disability.
4.16.200Statute tolled by death.
4.16.210Statute tolled -- By war as to enemy alien.
4.16.220Statute tolled -- As to person in military service of United States.
4.16.230Statute tolled by judicial proceedings.
4.16.240Effect of reversal of judgment on appeal.
4.16.250Disability must exist when right of action accrued.
4.16.260Coexisting disabilities.
4.16.270Effect of partial payment.
4.16.280New promise must be in writing.
4.16.290Foreign statutes of limitation, how applied.
4.16.300Actions or claims arising from construction, alteration, repair, design, planning, survey, engineering, etc., of improvements upon real property.
4.16.310Actions or claims arising from construction, alteration, repair, design, planning, survey, engineering, etc., of improvements upon real property -- Accrual and limitations of actions or claims.
4.16.320Actions or claims arising from construction, alteration, repair, design, planning, survey, engineering, etc., of improvements upon real property -- Construction.
4.16.325Actions or claims arising from construction defect claims -- Statute tolled.
4.16.326Actions or claims for construction defect claims -- Comparative fault.
4.16.327Actions or claims for construction defects -- Emergency repairs.
4.16.340Actions based on childhood sexual abuse.
4.16.350Action for injuries resulting from health care or related services -- Physicians, dentists, nurses, etc. -- Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, etc.
4.16.360Application of chapter to paternity action.
4.16.370Actions against personal representative or trustee for breach of fiduciary duties -- Statute of limitations.

Notes:

Claims against
   counties: RCW 36.32.330; chapter 36.45 RCW.
   estates: RCW 11.40.051, 11.40.060.
   the state: RCW 4.92.050.

Contribution between joint tort feasors: RCW 4.22.050.

Criminal procedure, limitation of actions: RCW 9A.04.080.

Garnishment writ, dismissal after one year: RCW 6.27.310.

Lawyer discipline: Rules of court -- RLD 12.10.

Product liability actions: RCW 7.72.060(3).

Tax liability, action by another state, limitation: RCW 4.24.140.

Uniform conflict of laws -- Limitations act: Chapter 4.18 RCW.

Usury, business organizations engaged in lending or real estate development cannot bring action: RCW 19.52.080.