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I was recently sued for a debt that is over four years old

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Hello I was recently sued for a debt that is over four years old from a car loan dealer in missouri. I moved to california over three years ago and haven't lived in missouri in over 4. The statue of limitations in California is 4 years in this case. Even if the get a judgement against me it would it be hard to collect? woundn't they have to sue me in California to collect?
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: missouri
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: yea it's a hearing in missouri on the 26 of october
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 1 month ago.

You are subject to Missouri statute of limitations if that is where the breach or default occurred. In Missouri there is a 10 year statute of limitations. If you did not respond and they took a default judgement they simply have to then file the judgement/order in California to enforce it.

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 1 month ago.

Does that make sense?

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 1 month ago.

Let me know if you have any additional questions otherwise a positive rating would be appreciated.

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