Secaucus, NJ asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Virginia

Q: Do credit card companies typically renew judgements after 10 years in VA? I'm 3 years away from the 10 year mark.

I want to know my best move. I'm looking to buy property in 3-4 years and am concerned about the judgements against me. They are 7 years old for 6k and 4k at time of judgement. Do they automatically renew? What is the process for renewal and how would I know if it was renewed? They already tried to garnish my job (was layed off) and account (was at 0) and failed 7 years ago. Thanks.

1 Lawyer Answer
F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Generally credit card companies and their attorneys will renew judgments just before the 10 year period arrives. It is not automatic and counsel must file pleading with the court.

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