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Does college tuition owed to the university have statute of limitation?

Tempe, AZ |

I attended a university few years ago and could not pay the college tuition the account is now in a collection agency i wanted to know if there a statute of limitation before i can be sued? This is not a student loan which i know have no statute of limitations

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  1. In Arizona there is a 6 year statute of limitations for contracts.


  2. You will need to check the contract signed for the tuition. If it is "under seal" it carries a longer statute of limitations. The contract also may have a choice of laws clause stating which laws apply from what state, If there is no choice of laws caluse then it goes by "lex validitas" or the palce where the contrct was signed. Hope tht helps, but I did not have enough informtion to give a more definitive answer.

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