nonclaim statute

Definition of "nonclaim statute"
  1. A law that prevents the start of a legal action after a certain amount of time has passed
How to use "nonclaim statute" in a sentence
  1. The nonclaim statute prevented the plaintiff from filing a lawsuit five years after the incident occurred.
  2. He couldn't pursue the debt recovery as the nonclaim statute had already lapsed.
  3. The nonclaim statute put a limit on the time in which a claim could be filed for the damaged property.

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