Q: Can a collection agency collect a medical debt from 2006 in oregon?
A: The question is not when the debt dates from but rather when they obtained a court Judgment against you for that debt. Judgments in Oregon are good for 10 years and may be renewed once for another 10 years from the renewal date. IF there is still a valid Judgment in Oregon, then the creditor is free to garnish or otherwise try to collect the debt in full up until the Judgment expires.
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