Mike DeWine

Governor Mike DeWine Signs Ohio Senate Bill 13, Shortening Ohio’s Statute of Limitations

by Michael Lewis Michael Lewis

On March 16, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio Senate Bill 13, shortening Ohio’s statute of limitations on a variety of claims.  While the impact of the bill on numerous causes of action is widespread, of particular note is the impact on contract-based claims. Effective June 14, 2021, Ohio will reduce the statute of limitations for claims premised on written contracts from eight years to six years, and for claims premised on oral contracts from six years to four years.    Read more