Missing a limitation period is a lawyer’s nightmare. Although most claims are subject to the two-year limitation period set out in the Limitations Act, 2002, there are over 40 statutes that impose limitation periods in Ontario.
LAWPRO has developed several resources to help lawyers navigate Ontario’s limitations periods and notice periods.
The Limitations and Notice Period chart reviews the limitations periods of the most common causes of action. It has been updated to hyperlink to the relevant statutes and key cases.
The Limitations and Notice Period – Real Property Limitations Act chart addresses the specific requirements that apply when dealing with actions related to real property.
This Construction Lien Flowchart helps lawyers determine which Act applies to a construction law matter to help determine which processes should be followed when liening a project.