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Law360, New York (December 16, 2015, 4:57 PM ET) — Claims of fraud, civil racketeering and other related allegations made against a Kentucky law firm and two immigration attorneys should be dismissed because their former clients missed a one-year deadline to file the putative class action, the defendants argued on Monday.

Because the Kentucky Supreme Court has held that a one-year statute of limitations is applicable for claims made by clients or former clients against attorneys related to issues with the professional services rendered, the claims of fraud, unjust enrichment, breach of fiduciary duties and violations…

Source: Law360