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Judgments remain in the public recoreds portion of a credit report for 7 years. Most judgments are renewable and can be reentered thereby making it possible for a judgment to remain on the CR for an undetermined amount of time. Until a judgment is paid in full or satisfied, it is valid and enforceable and can impact any future financial transactions.

The FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) Statute of Limitations is 7 years for reporting, even if the Judgment is renewed by the Plaintiff who has the judgment against you, it cannot report after the SOL has run its' course.

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Q: How long will an unpaid judgment stay on your record and once removed from your record can the unpaid judgment still be enforced for example if you buy a car or house?
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