We bought a water softener in 2006 for $3500. The bill is now 6900 for non payment since 2007. Delaware statutes of limitations states
§ 8106. Actions subject to 3-year limitation.
(a) No action to recover damages for trespass, no action to regain possession of personal chattels, no action to recover damages for the detention of personal chattels, no action to recover a debt not evidenced by a record or by an instrument under seal, no action based on a detailed statement of the mutual demands in the nature of debit and credit between parties arising out of contractual or fiduciary relations, no action based on a promise, no action based on a statute, and no action to recover damages caused by an injury unaccompanied with force or resulting indirectly from the act of the defendant shall
Likely the statute you cite is not the relevant one. The collection of your debt is likely based upon a written contract (and lawsuit) and breach of that contract not an oral contract. A written contract usually has a longer statute of limitations than an oral contract and that is the statute you should look up. If the statute of limitation has run then you must claim that as an affirmative defense in the lawsuit.
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