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If a judgement was made 9 years ago can they just now

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If a judgement was made 9 years ago can they just now collect on it
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Oklahoma
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: What do you mean
JA: What confuses you?
Customer: There was a case number
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Only if they can now collect after 9 years
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 2 months ago.

Pursuant to Oklahoma Statute 12-735, a judgment remains active for 5 years and then, if not renewed, becomes unenforceable. This doesn't apply to judgments by or against the government or for child support. But it does apply to all other judgments.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank you for the information
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 2 months ago.

You are very welcome. Please don't forget to issue a 5-star positive rating so I can get credit for my work.