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My apologies to you on this situation. However there is no statute of limitations on state debt. If this is something you allegedly owe to the state of California (and not to the IRS, for example), California law does not grant them some sort of a limitation of pursuing you for the alleged debt. Once this bank freeze took place, your only options are either to negotiate some manner of a payment plan for the debt owed, or file a motion in court claiming either hardship (that you are unable to pay the debt as you cannot otherwise make ends meet), or file for an exemption--if the funds in your account are Social Security funds only, those funds cannot be frozen or garnished, as they are exempt from collections.
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