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Promissary Notes

Stockton, CA |

Can you still pursue someone after (3) three years for a signed promissory note. They owe me 22,000 in back rent. I have a signed promissary note by them.

Attorney Answers 4


  1. There is no reason not to pursue someone for a $22k debt when you have a signed promissory note. I suggest you contact an attorney in your jurisdiction to help you collect this debt.


  2. The statute of limitations on a written contract is 4 years. The statute begins to run as of the date of the breach which is the date of the last payment.

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  3. If you sue them, it will stop the Statute of Limitations from running. Also, they might get serious about paying you if they are sued.


  4. statute of limitations is 4 years from the date of the breach.