Danville, CA asked in Collections for California

Q: Collections lawsuit passed limitations in original state, I’ve since moved where the statue of limitations is longer.

I have a debt that went to collections from 2014 in ca. I am passed California statue of limitations. However in 2015 I moved to New Jersey where that statue of limitations is 6 years vs 4. I am being sued here in New Jersey but the debt is from California. Is that legal?

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Leon Bayer
Leon Bayer
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I believe the debt is still subject to the California statute.

I suggest you call the creditor attorney immediately and point this out. If you do not get immediate satisfaction then bring a consumer law attorney onto your team immediately.

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