California Construction Litigation Hold
Ca. Civ. Proc. Code § 337.1, 337.15
Substantial completion of construction or construction of improvement to real property arising out of a patent defect.
10 years from substantial completion for a latent defect. Doesn’t apply to actions based on willful misconduct or fraudulent concealment.
State Statute for Construction: 4 Years
*The National Society of Professional Engineers Recommends an Additional: 3 Years
Recommended Document Retention 7 Years