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YES. Judgements are usually sold when the first SOL expires and a new CA starts all over.

NO THEY CANNOT come after you after 7 years UNLESS they began court action after about 6 years. Then they could take you to court but they must have begun litigation prior to the 7 year hold date.

All debts except for college loans, and criminal fines have a 7 year statute of limitations. College loans can be collected for the rest of the life of a person. Criminal fines I believe have a similar policy. All other debts and loans have a 7 year limit of being able to collect.

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Q: If your car was repossessed seven years ago can the collection agency start coming after you now?
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