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FIling a Lawsuit in Ohio: Elements and Statutes of Limitation


You can't successfully file a lawsuit unless you have a "cause of action". This means that the law spells out a law that was broken, and a remedy that you can ask for. "Elements" of a civil action are what the plaintiff needs to prove to prevail upon a specific cause of action, such as breach of contract or defamation.

Sources for Elements of an Action

The Franklin County Law Library has two print copies of each of these books. One is for Library use only. The other can be checked out by attorneys with a Franklin County Law Library card.

Ohio Revised Code