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You owe 600 dollars on a credit card charge off from 11 years ago its off your credit report by now but could you be sued for this small amount of debt?

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No, regardless of the state of residency, the SOL for a lawsuit would have expired by now. This does not mean that another collection agency could not renew collection attempts at some future time, but they would not be able to employ a legal "cure and remand" process.

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