How long does a civil judgment last in Kansas?
In the state of Kansas, a civil judgment lasts 7 years. However, a judgment can be extended if it is re-opened in court before the 7 year deadline.
The usual time limit is ten years at a maximum of 8% interest. N.Y. does not allow most judgments to be renewed. A judgment in New York is valid for twenty years. During that time it can enforced against a judgment debtor's income and assets. A lien of a judgment resulting from the docketing of a judgment with the County Clerk is good for ten years, and can be renewed for another ten years.
Unsatisfied judgments remain on the judgment debtor's CR for seven (7) years. A judgment can be valid for 5-20 years depending upon the laws of the state where the judgment was granted. Most judgments are renewable and can remain valid for a very long time, this is only one reason why a judgment can be extremely damaging to a consumers financial status.
The statute of limitations to sue for a judgment will vary by state and the type of claim. For example, California has a 4-year statute of limitation for breach of written contract and judgments in California last for 10 years and are renewable. A judgment will stay on your credit so long as it is valid.
Generally until it has been paid in full or the judgment holder agrees to a settlement. The majority of judgments are renewable and therefore can last an indefinite period of time even though there was a time noted in the judgment writ. The original judgment writ can be any period of time from 5 to 20 years pursuant to the laws of the state in which the judgment is granted.