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Please what is the statute of limitations (i.e. number of elapsed

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Please what is the statute of limitations (i.e. number of elapsed years)on false arrest cases handled in New york, as required by the New York State Supreme Court.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 6 years ago.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to assist you. I encourage you to ask me for clarification, if you are not clear with my Answer.

 

Question: Please what is the statute of limitations (i.e. number of elapsed years)on false arrest cases handled in New york, as required by the New York State Supreme Court.

 

Response: 3 years, same as personal injury. See New York Civil Practice Law and Rules Section 214 subsection 5.

 

http://law.justia.com/newyork/codes/2006/civil-practice-law-rules/cvp0214_214.html

 

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/articles-false-imprisonment-and-potential-legal-malpractice.html

 

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Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 6 years ago.

Hi, I have to amend my prior post.

 

I have just been informed by a colleague that in addition to the 3-year Statute of Limitations, that a Notice of Claim must be filed within 90 days of the incident, or you may be barred from suit against the city or state and its agencies.

 

http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/6jd/forms/SRForms/ntc_howto.pdf

 

 



Edited by AttorneyPhillips on 1/1/2011 at 2:05 AM EST