Arlington, TN asked in Collections and Consumer Law for Tennessee

Q: Can they collect on debt from 2013

She said this is from check into cash from TN. I didn’t even live in TN in 2013 and has an old address from 2011. She said they a trying to file suit against me. Can they do that if this is not my debt

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Yes they can sue you. If served, hire a competent attorney to represent you. Talking to the creditor on the phone after telling them it has nothing to do with you will not help. The creditor should be forced to produce the check, any other writings about the same, and possibly a witness.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: It is possible that the SOL is not breached if someone made a payment on the debt after 2014.

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