Parkville, MD asked in Collections for Maryland

Q: I received a call from someone trying to collect a debt from august 2007 which I am not sure we owe. is this still legal

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Paula  McGill
Paula McGill
  • Washington, DC
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: It is legal to call on a debt until you tell the debt collector not to call. Also, if you don't agree to anything or admit to anything, you can just wait until the limitations period runs or the debt collector sues. If you are sued, you may have several defenses.

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