Civil Code Article 137June 19, 2019

If a prescription has been interrupted, it recommences from the time when termination of the cause of the interruption. "If a prescription has been interrupted by bringing an action, it recommences from the moment when the action is decided by a final judgment on the merits or otherwise terminated. "If the claim is ascertained by a final judgment on the merits or a ground of execution having the same effect as a final judgment on the merits, and if the original prescription was less than five years, the prescription recommenced after interruption shall be five years.

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