2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 13 - Courts and Court Procedure
Limitation of Actions
Article 80 - Limitations - Personal Actions
§ 13-80-111. Commencement of new action upon involuntary dismissal

CO Rev Stat ยง 13-80-111 (2016) What's This?

(1) If an action is commenced within the period allowed by this article and is terminated because of lack of jurisdiction or improper venue, the plaintiff or, if he dies and the cause of action survives, the personal representative may commence a new action upon the same cause of action within ninety days after the termination of the original action or within the period otherwise allowed by this article, whichever is later, and the defendant may interpose any defense, counterclaim, or setoff which might have been interposed in the original action.

(2) This section shall be applicable to all actions which are first commenced in a federal court as well as those first commenced in the courts of Colorado or of any other state.

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