Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in New York

What is the time frame an individual has to file suit against a party for (slander/defamtion of character)civil damages?

Asked on 12/07/09, 2:30 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark S. Moroknek Kelly & Curtis, PLLC.

In New York intentional torts such as libel, slander, assault etc. all have a one year statute of limitations. With slander, the time runs from the date of publication.

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Answered on 12/19/09, 1:53 pm

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