Chapter 4.16 RCW

LIMITATION OF ACTIONS

Sections
Commencement of actions.
Actions to be commenced within ten yearsException.
Actions to foreclose special assessments.
Actions limited to six years.
Action on irrigation or drainage district warrant.
Action on irrigation district bonds.
Actions limited to five years.
Actions limited to three years.
Action to cancel tax deed.
Actions limited to two years.
Actions limited to one year.
Special provisions for action on penalty.
Action for relief not otherwise provided for.
Action on mutual open accounts.
Application of limitations to actions by state, counties, municipalities.
Tolling of statuteActions, when deemed commenced or not commenced.
Statute tolled by absence from state, concealment, etc.
Statute tolled by personal disability.
Statute tolled by death.
Statute tolledBy war as to enemy alien.
Statute tolledAs to person in military service of United States.
Statute tolled by judicial proceedings.
Effect of reversal of judgment on appeal.
Disability must exist when right of action accrued.
Coexisting disabilities.
Effect of partial payment.
New promise must be in writing.
Foreign statutes of limitation, how applied.
Actions or claims arising from construction, alteration, repair, design, planning, survey, engineering, etc., of improvements upon real property.
Actions or claims arising from construction, alteration, repair, design, planning, survey, engineering, etc., of improvements upon real propertyAccrual and limitations of actions or claims.
Actions or claims arising from construction, alteration, repair, design, planning, survey, engineering, etc., of improvements upon real propertyConstruction.
Actions or claims arising from construction defect claimsStatute tolled.
Actions or claims for construction defect claimsComparative fault.
Actions or claims for construction defectsEmergency repairs.
Actions based on childhood sexual abuse.
Action for injuries resulting from health care or related servicesPhysicians, dentists, nurses, etc.Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, etc.
Application of chapter to paternity action.
Actions against personal representative or trustee for breach of fiduciary dutiesStatute 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 courtRLD 12.10.
Product liability actions: RCW 7.72.060(3).
Tax liability, action by another state, limitation: RCW 4.24.140.
Uniform conflict of lawsLimitations act: Chapter 4.18 RCW.
Usury, business organizations engaged in lending or real estate development cannot bring action: RCW 19.52.080.
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