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This cadle company try to collect debt that is over 10 years

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this cadle company try to collect debt that is over 10 years old
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: NJ
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: i just get leeter dated may 8 letter from cadle
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 3 months ago.

Hi! I will be the professional that will be helping you today. I look forward to providing you with information to help with your question and concern

Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 3 months ago.

What is the debt for?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it was a loan to my company by wachovia bank
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no thank you
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 3 months ago.

Thank you. If the debt is 10 years old, you could have a legal defense to raise, if they file suit, seeing how the statute of limitations may have run. If they file, you could raise this defense and ask the Judge to dismiss the case with prejudice. Now, there is nothing wrong with them trying to collect and get paid on the debt but that might be as far as they will go, if they know the time has passed under which they can collect. You can respond to the letter and advise them of the same, if you do not want to pay this and let them know and proceed how they see fit.

Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 3 months ago.

I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!