We were evicted in 2005 and we sent money to pay the rest of our lease to a debt collector until 2006. we were not contacted since then and now they are asking for a settlement of $2,086. Has the statue of limitations past on this? The state was NC.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): North Carolina
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