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    Default How Much Time Do I Have to File a Small Claim Case for Property Damage in Wa

    My question involves court procedures for the state of: WA

    How much time do I have to file a small claim case for property damage in WA?

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    Default Re: How Much Time Do I Have to File a Small Claim Case for Property Damage in Wa

    You should keep all your related things in one thread. We don't to fragements spaced all over the forums.
    I'll answer you over in other thread:

    https://www.expertlaw.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=246742

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    Default Re: How Much Time Do I Have to File a Small Claim Case for Property Damage in Wa

    "The following actions shall be commenced within three years:

    (1) An action for waste or trespass upon real property;

    (2) An action for taking, detaining, or injuring personal property, including an action for the specific recovery thereof, or for any other injury to the person or rights of another not hereinafter enumerated; . . ."

    WRC 4.16.080

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    Default Re: How Much Time Do I Have to File a Small Claim Case for Property Damage in Wa

    Quote Quoting latigo
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    "The following actions shall be commenced within three years:

    (1) An action for waste or trespass upon real property;

    (2) An action for taking, detaining, or injuring personal property, including an action for the specific recovery thereof, or for any other injury to the person or rights of another not hereinafter enumerated; . . ."

    WRC 4.16.080
    Thank you for sharing. By commenced... does this mean the lawsuit must be filled with small claims court within 3 years or that the trial before the judge must be within 3 years?

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    Default Re: How Much Time Do I Have to File a Small Claim Case for Property Damage in Wa

    An action is deemed "commenced" at the moment of filing.

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