Omaha Statute of Limitations

Statute of limitations may vary from state to state, however the general concept remains the same. Statute of limitations were created to limit the amount of time a person can take to file a civil or criminal lawsuit, or the amount of time the state can take to prosecute a person for committing a certain crime.  In most instances, the statute of limitation will depend on the crime involved or legal claim.

At Inkelaar Law, our attorneys are extremely familiar with the Nebraska statute of limitations and are able to assist people with their claims. These limitations may vary depending on each individual circumstance, which is why it is important to seek legal counsel directly following your injury or crime.

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Civil Statutes of Limitations

The following table provides information regarding Nebraska civil statutes of limitations. Further information regarding these limitations can be found in Title 25 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes. Nebraska’s civil statutes of limitations include:

DescriptionLimitation Period
Personal Injury4 years
Product Liability4 years
Property Damage4 years
Wrongful Death2 years
Assault & Battery1 year
Written Contract5 years
Verbal Contract4 years
False Imprisonment1 year
Fraud4 years
Enforcing Court Judgments5 years
Legal Malpractice2 years
Slander1 year
Trespassing4 years

Criminal Statutes of Limitations

The Nebraska criminal statutes of limitations may vary from other states, therefore it is important to recognize which category your alleged crime may fall under. Further information regarding these limitations can be found in section 29-110 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes. Nebraska’s criminal statutes of limitations include:

DescriptionLimitation Period
ArsonNo limit
Assault18 months or 3 years
Burglary3 years
Disorderly Conduct18 months
Kidnapping3 years
Voluntary Manslaughter3 years
Involuntary Manslaughter3 years
MurderNo limit
Second Degree MurderNo limit
RapeNo limit
Receiving Stolen Property18 months or 3 years
Robbery3 years
Theft18 months or 3 years

Contact an Experienced Nebraska Personal Injury Attorney

Our attorneys at Inkelaar Law want to help you if you have been injured by the negligent actions of another individual, or if you have been accused of a crime.  Throughout the state of Nebraska, our law firm is highly respected for providing injured victims with the compensation they deserve, and assisting those who have been wrongfully accused of a crime.

With offices located in Omaha, and Lincoln, Nebraska, our team of lawyers are able to help those in need across the entire state. Over our many years of serving the great state of Nebraska, we have discovered that the sooner victims seek legal counsel, the better. This allows our team to collect the necessary evidence, testimonials, and documents to form the most robust case against the negligent individual.

To learn more about our law firm, or to schedule your Free Case Evaluation, we welcome you to call 1-877-537-4665, or complete the form at the top of this page. Each of our attorneys provide a free initial case review for our clients and have assisted thousands of individuals seek the justice they deserve.