Tex. Civ. Practice & Remedies Code Section 16.004
Four-year Limitations Period


(a)

A person must bring suit on the following actions not later than four years after the day the cause of action accrues:

(1)

specific performance of a contract for the conveyance of real property;

(2)

penalty or damages on the penal clause of a bond to convey real property;

(3)

debt;

(4)

fraud; or

(5)

breach of fiduciary duty.

(b)

A person must bring suit on the bond of an executor, administrator, or guardian not later than four years after the day of the death, resignation, removal, or discharge of the executor, administrator, or guardian.

(c)

A person must bring suit against his partner for a settlement of partnership accounts, and must bring an action on an open or stated account, or on a mutual and current account concerning the trade of merchandise between merchants or their agents or factors, not later than four years after the day that the cause of action accrues. For purposes of this subsection, the cause of action accrues on the day that the dealings in which the parties were interested together cease.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 950, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1999.

Source: Section 16.004 — Four-year Limitations Period, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/CP/htm/CP.­16.­htm#16.­004 (accessed Jun. 5, 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:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 16.004’s source at texas​.gov