§ 413.010 Action for recovery of real property — Fifteen year limitation
§ 413.020 Action for recovery of real property — Plaintiff under disability
§ 413.030 Action for recovery of real property — Extension for disability limited — No extension past thirty years
§ 413.040 Claim not to preserve right of action
§ 413.050 Limitation on action by city on public easement — On action for possession of public road — Effect of notice
§ 413.060 Person holding land under adverse title for seven years — Extension for disability
§ 413.070 Action upon equity of redemption in real property
§ 413.072 Relationship of agricultural and silvicultural operations to law of nuisance and trespass — Preemption of local ordinances — Sustainable agriculture and best management practices
§ 413.080 Action upon equity of redemption in personal property
§ 413.090 Action upon judgment, contract, or bond — Fifteen-year limitation — Action for child support arrearages — Time to commence action tolled until obligations cease as to last child on order
§ 413.100 Lienee not to extend limitation as against purchasers or creditors — Exception
§ 413.110 Action against county on bonded obligation — Three year limitation — Action on state warrant — Two year limitation
§ 413.120 Actions to be brought within five years
§ 413.125 Actions relating to personal property to be brought within two years
§ 413.130 When certain actions in KRS 413.120 accrue
§ 413.135 Action for damages arising out of injury
§ 413.137 Action for damages for injury or illness suffered as a result of female genital mutilation
§ 413.140 Actions to be brought within one year
§ 413.150 Actions by the Commonwealth
§ 413.160 Actions upon written contract or not provided for by statute — Ten-year limitation
§ 413.170 Limitations of actions in KRS 413.090 to 413.160 do not run until removal of disability or death
§ 413.180 Action by or against personal representative under KRS 413.090 to 413.160
§ 413.190 Result of absence from the state or obstruction of action under KRS 413.090 to 413.160
§ 413.220 Sureties who are discharged after seven years
§ 413.230 Sureties who are discharged after five years
§ 413.240 Action against surety — When limitation does not run
§ 413.241 Legislative finding — Limitation on liability of licensed sellers or servers of intoxicating beverages — Liability of intoxicated person
§ 413.242 Prerequisite to action against purchaser or selling agent of equine interest
§ 413.243 “Professional services” defined
§ 413.245 Actions arising out of the rendering, or failure to render, professional services to others
§ 413.246 Action for damages based on professional services rendered by licensed home inspector
§ 413.2485 Action relating to injury to or illness of an adult as a result of a sexual offense
§ 413.249 Action relating to childhood sexual abuse or childhood sexual assault
§ 413.250 When action commences
§ 413.260 Effect of injunction or other restraint on limitation
§ 413.265 Validity of agreements extending limitations periods
§ 413.270 Effect of judgment of no jurisdiction — Application to administrative agencies
§ 413.280 Person under more than one disability
§ 413.290 Limitations only to residents — Notice
§ 413.300 Plaintiff a citizen of enemy country
§ 413.320 Cause of action barred here if barred where it accrued
§ 413.330 Action on judgment barred here if barred where rendered — Exception

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 413 - Limitation of Actions

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Animal: includes every warm-blooded living creature except a human being. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • any other state: includes any state, territory, outlying possession, the District of Columbia, and any foreign government or country. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Business trust: includes , except when utilized in KRS Chapter 386, a "statutory trust" as organized under KRS Chapter 386A. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Committee amendment: An amendment recommended by a committee in reporting a bill or other measure.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Livestock: means cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, alpacas, llamas, buffaloes, or any other animals of the bovine, ovine, porcine, caprine, equine, or camelid species. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • real estate: includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interest therein, other than a chattel interest. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Vacancy in office: or any equivalent phrase, means such as exists when there is an unexpired part of a term of office without a lawful incumbent therein, or when the person elected or appointed to an office fails to qualify according to law, or when there has been no election to fill the office at the time appointed by law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010