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Personal Finance: Statute of Limitations on Credit Card Debt in California

A valid lawsuit must be filed in a timely manner, close to the disputed event. The basic principle is that the statute of limitations protects the defendant from lawsuits after all the relevant evidence is stale (documents are missing, and … Continue reading

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Debt Collection in California: What is the Statute of Limitations?

Under California law, debt has a statute of limitation. The length depends on the type of debt and the creditor. Claims for breach of written contract—which includes normal consumer debt, like credit card debt—has a four year statute of limitations. … Continue reading

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