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I have an auto loan that went to collection in January 2011. My understanding is in the state of Kansas the statue of Limitations has expired since there has been no activity since that date. I was told the statue is 5 years. Id this correct?
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You are correct, the statute of limitations on a written contract is 5 years from the date of the last payment. However, you need to be aware that some judges have been ruling that it is 5 years from the date the vehicle was resold, usually at auction.

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