Statutes of Limitations: Is your debt collectible?


Arizona has statutes of limitations for how long a debt can be collected via a lawsuit.   After the time period has passed, the debt may be considered uncollectible.  The length of time a creditor has to sue varies with the type of debt.  Below is a summary of the Arizona Debt Statutes of Limitations:

Written contracts: The creditor must sue within 6 years.  Time begins running from the date the creditor could have sued on the account.

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