Find the statutes of limitations for every state on old and delinquent debt using
the chart on Bankrate.com. Once a debt passes beyond the statute of limitation in
If the statute of limitations (the time period in which a creditor must sue you) has
run on an old credit card debt, a collection agency can still contact you and ask ...
That's because debt collectors have a limited number of years — known as the
statute of limitations — to sue you to collect. After that, your unpaid debts are ...
Jul 12, 2016 ... The statute of limitations is a rule that sets a time limit within which a creditor may
sue you for payment of a debt. The length of time that a ...
Jun 30, 2016 ... Each state has its own statute of limitations on debt - the amount of time you can
be sued for a debt - that can help you decide whether to make ...
Most states have debt collection periods of 3-6 years after the first missed
payment, though some have statutes of limitation as long as 10 years. After that
Jun 26, 2016 ... The statute of limitations on a debt keeps debt collectors from winning a lawsuit. It
varies by state & depends on the account's last date of ...
Feb 6, 2012 ... Here's the tricky part: All states have statutes of limitation on how long you can be
sued to collect a debt. And after seven years, unpaid debts ...
A statute of limitations is the limited period of time creditors or debt collectors
have to file a lawsuit to recover a debt.
Jul 31, 2010 ... Collecting old consumer debts has become a labyrinthine industry involving
buyers of secondhand debt, muddled statutes of limitation, lawsuits ...