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20 years after a death can debts be colledcted? New Mexico,

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20 years after a death can debts be colledcted?
JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?
Customer: New Mexico
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: death certicate
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: a will has been created but not filed
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  KJL LAW replied 1 month ago.
Good afternoon. 20 years after the death of a person is beyond most statutes of limitations for debt collection in New Mexico.If a person dies and there is a judgment the judgment holder can only collect from the estate of the deceased person, if any.I hope this clarifies. Please don't forget to rate the question with stars so that I will receive credit and payment for assisting you with your question.
Expert:  KJL LAW replied 1 month ago.
Additionally, Court Judgments are enforceable 14 years from the date of judgment.