How long can they try to collect?
Anyway it was 2 years of nightmare getting that all settled with the court and the DMV. I have gotten 2 letters from the city wanting me to pay almost $600 to pay for the parking sign. I said screw that and I just recently got a credit alert and the city has just recently placed it for collections! How long do they have to try to collect?
1 attorney answer
Debts can be collected indefinitely. However, collection items can generally be reported to the credit bureaus for up to 7-years. Furthermore, a creditors ability to collect becomes diminished when the debt goes beyond the applicable statute of limitations to pursue legal action.
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