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There is a statute which speaks to tolling the statute of limitations, usually in the event of death or incapacity of a party. This is the case in most states, but the VA code is set out in the following link:
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Please note the specific provisions dealing with certain situations set out in this excerpt of the code:
§ 8.01-229. Suspension or tolling of statute of limitations; effect of disabilities; death; injunction; prevention of service by defendant; dismissal, nonsuit or abatement; devise for payment of debts; new promises; debts proved in creditors' suits.
A. Disabilities which toll the statute of limitations. - Except as otherwise specifically provided in §§ 8.01-237, 8.01-241, 8.01-242, 8.01-243, 8.01-243.1 and other provisions of this Code,
I hope this helps clarify the situation for you.
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