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How long is the Missouri Statue of Limitations related to the collection of funds related to a California Award.

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Credit Card Debt award from a case purchased with pennies on the dollar... no manufacture involved...

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California Award more that 10 years ago

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My Significant Other (we have been together for 35 years, was sued by a company that went out of business, then opened another California Corporation, then purchased the Law Suite for pennies on the dollar and went a got a judgment for a Credit Card Debt that was less that $8,000. Then Subpoenaed our joint account for all information. I was not only a Hollywood Television Director, but also a United States Army Reserve Ambassador to California from 2008 to 2017. I objected to this Law Firm getting my Bank Info, but was told by US Bank, at which we have a Joint Account I could not prevent the Law Firm for seeing all my confidential info related to banking for the United States Army Reserve Ambassador Corp and myself.

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A foreign (out of state) judgment must be registered in a sister state in order to be enforced in that state. This requires filing a certified copy of the judgment and serving defendant.

However, the underlying judgment must be valid in order to have legal effect. In CA the statute of limitations on a money judgment is 10 years. It can be renewed continuously but must be renewed before it expires or it is no longer renewable/enforceable.

Here is the relevant statute:

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=CCP&division=1.&title=9.&part=2.&chapter=3.&article=2.

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