C.R.S. Section 13-80-101
General limitation of actions

  • three years

(1)

The following civil actions, regardless of the theory upon which suit is brought, or against whom suit is brought, shall be commenced within three years after the cause of action accrues, and not thereafter:

(a)

All contract actions, including personal contracts and actions under the “Uniform Commercial Code”, except as otherwise provided in section 13-80-103.5;

(b)

Repealed.

(c)

All actions for fraud, misrepresentation, concealment, or deceit except those in section 13-80-102 (1)(j);

(d)

and (e) Repealed.

(f)

All actions for breach of trust or breach of fiduciary duty;

(g)

All claims under the “Uniform Consumer Credit Code”, except section 5-5-201 (5), C.R.S.;

(h)

All actions of replevin or for taking, detaining, or converting goods or chattels, except as otherwise provided in section 13-80-103.5;

(i)

All actions under the “Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Act”, article 7 of title 42, C.R.S.;

(j)

All actions under part 6 of article 4 of title 10, C.R.S.;

(k)

All actions accruing outside this state if the limitation of actions of the place where the cause of action accrued is greater than that of this state;

(l)

All actions of debt under section 40-30-102, C.R.S.;

(m)

All actions for recovery of erroneous or excessive refunds of any tax under section 39-21-102, C.R.S.;

(n)

Intentionally left blank —Ed.

(I)

All tort actions for bodily injury or property damage arising out of the use or operation of a motor vehicle including all actions pursuant to paragraph (j) of this subsection (1).

(II)

The provisions of this paragraph (n) do not apply to any action for strict liability, absolute liability, or failure to instruct or warn governed by the provisions of section 13-80-102 (1)(b) or section 13-80-106.

(o)

and (p) Repealed.

Source: Section 13-80-101 — General limitation of actions - three years, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-13.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

13–80–101
General limitation of actions - three years
13–80–102
General limitation of actions - two years
13–80–102.5
Limitation of actions - medical or health care
13–80–103
General limitation of actions - one year
13–80–103.5
General limitation of actions - six years
13–80–103.6
General limitation of actions - domestic violence - six years - definition
13–80–103.7
General limitation of actions - sexual misconduct - third-party liability - definition
13–80–103.8
Limitation of civil forfeiture actions related to criminal acts
13–80–103.9
Limitation of actions - failure to perform a background check by a public entity - injury to a child
13–80–104
Limitation of actions against architects, contractors, builders or builder vendors, engineers, inspectors, and others
13–80–105
Limitation of actions against land surveyors
13–80–106
Limitation of actions against manufacturers or sellers of products
13–80–107
Limitation of actions against manufacturers, sellers, or lessors of new manufacturing equipment
13–80–107.5
Limitation of actions for uninsured or underinsured motorist insurance - definitions
13–80–108
When a cause of action accrues
13–80–109
Limitations apply to noncompulsory counterclaims and setoffs
13–80–110
Causes barred in state of origin
13–80–111
Commencement of new action upon involuntary dismissal
13–80–112
When action survives death
13–80–113
New promise - effect of payment
13–80–114
Promise by one of parties in joint interest
13–80–115
Endorsement by payee - effect
13–80–116
Action against joint debtors or obligors
13–80–117
No dismissal for nonjoinder
13–80–118
Absence or concealment of a party subject to suit
13–80–119
Damages sustained during commission of a felonious act or in flight from the commission of a felonious act
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Current through Fall 2024

§ 13-80-101’s source at colorado​.gov