Tex. Civ. Practice & Remedies Code Section 16.003
Two-year Limitations Period


(a)

Except as provided by Sections 16.010 (Misappropriation of Trade Secrets), 16.0031 (Asbestos-related or Silica-related Injuries), and 16.0045 (Limitations Period for Claims Arising from Certain Offenses), a person must bring suit for trespass for injury to the estate or to the property of another, conversion of personal property, taking or detaining the personal property of another, personal injury, forcible entry and detainer, and forcible detainer not later than two years after the day the cause of action accrues.

(b)

A person must bring suit not later than two years after the day the cause of action accrues in an action for injury resulting in death. The cause of action accrues on the death of the injured person.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 739, Sec. 2, eff. June 15, 1995; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 26, Sec. 2, eff. May 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 97 (S.B. 15), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 16.003 — Two-year Limitations Period, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/CP/htm/CP.­16.­htm#16.­003 (accessed Feb. 22, 2024).

16.001
Effect of Disability
16.002
One-year Limitations Period
16.003
Two-year Limitations Period
16.004
Four-year Limitations Period
16.005
Action for Closing Street or Road
16.006
Carriers of Property
16.007
Return of Execution
16.008
Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects Furnishing Design, Planning, or Inspection of Construction of Improvements
16.009
Persons Furnishing Construction or Repair of Improvements
16.010
Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
16.011
Surveyors
16.012
Products Liability
16.013
Real Estate Appraisers and Appraisal Firms
16.021
Definitions
16.022
Effect of Disability
16.023
Tacking of Successive Interests
16.024
Adverse Possession: Three-year Limitations Period
16.025
Adverse Possession: Five-year Limitations Period
16.029
Evidence of Title to Land by Limitations
16.030
Title Through Adverse Possession
16.0031
Asbestos-related or Silica-related Injuries
16.031
Enclosed Land
16.032
Adjacent Land
16.033
Technical Defects in Instrument
16.034
Attorney’s Fees
16.035
Lien on Real Property
16.036
Extension of Real Property Lien
16.037
Effect of Extension of Real Property Lien on Third Parties
16.038
Rescission or Waiver of Accelerated Maturity Date
16.0045
Limitations Period for Claims Arising from Certain Offenses
16.051
Residual Limitations Period
16.061
Rights Not Barred
16.062
Effect of Death
16.063
Temporary Absence from State
16.064
Effect of Lack of Jurisdiction
16.065
Acknowledgment of Claim
16.066
Action on Foreign Judgment
16.067
Claim Incurred Prior to Arrival in This State
16.068
Amended and Supplemental Pleadings
16.069
Counterclaim or Cross Claim
16.070
Contractual Limitations Period
16.071
Notice Requirements
16.072
Saturday, Sunday, or Holiday
16.073
Applicability of Limitations Periods to Arbitration

Accessed:
Feb. 22, 2024

§ 16.003’s source at texas​.gov