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I have a collection agency calling me and threatening to sue

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I have a collection agency calling me and threatening to sue me over a debt that is over a decade old, please advise if i should seek an attorney to defend me if they do actually sue. thanks
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 6 years ago.
Hello,


Thank you for your question.

The statute of limitations bars action on debt that is considered to be stale. In Florida, the statute of limitations is 5 years. Therefore, the creditor is barred from filing suit
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