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Ohio Passes Bill Shortening Statute of Limitations

The Ohio legislature has passed a bill that will reduce the statutes of limitations on filing lawsuits to collect on debts to four or six years, depending on whether a written contract exists. The bill will now proceed to Gov. Mike DeWine for his signature to become law, and he …

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NDIL Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA SOL Case

A District Court judge in Illinois has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it said it would not sue the plaintiff to collect a debt for which the statute of limitations had expired instead of saying …

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WaPo Goes Deep on Time-Barred Debts

Debts where the statute of limitations have expired are a tricky business. Companies are reluctant to just write off the debt as uncollectible, but the labyrinth of state laws make the collection of such unpaid debts a potential minefield of legal problems. The Washington Post tries to shed some light …

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