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I just received a letter from a debt collector in florida

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i just received a letter from a debt collector in florida regarding a fine from Bryan co. Georgia for "fishing w/o permission". i do not remember this due to the fact i moved from Georgia some 27 years ago. is there a statute of limitation on something like this
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  dylatess replied 2 years ago.

Yes there is. The S of L is four years from the date of the alleged act. but collection agencies often buy accounts, good and bad, and send letters hoping people will pay. In your case, write a call the agency and tell them you know that the S of L is four years and they will go away.