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Statutes of Limitations

Statutes of Limitations for Judgments by State

Alabama
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Alaska
10 years

Arizona
5 years, renewable for another 5 years

Arkansas
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

California
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Colorado
20 years, renewable for another 20 years

Connecticut
20 years. Small Claims 10 years

Delaware
No provision

District of Columbia
20 years

Florida
20 years

Georgia
7 years, renewable for another 7 years

Hawaii
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Idaho
5 years, renewable for another 5 years

Illinois
20 years

Indiana
20 years

Iowa
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Kansas
5 years, renewable for another 5 years

Kentucky
15 years, renewable for another 15 years

Louisiana
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Maine
20 years

Maryland
12 years, renewable for another 12 years

Massachusetts
20 years

Michigan
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Minnesota
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Mississippi
7 years, renewable for another 7 years

Missouri
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Montana
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Nebraska
10 years, renewable every 5 years

Nevada
6 years, renewable for another 6 years

New Hampshire
20 years

New Jersey
20 years

New Mexico
20 years

New York
20 years

North Carolina
10 years

North Dakota
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Ohio
5 years, renewable every 5 years, up to 21 years

Oklahoma
5 years

Oregon
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Pennsylvania
20 years

Rhode Island
20 years

South Carolina
10 years

South Dakota
20 years

Tennessee
10 years

Texas
10 years

Utah
8 years

Vermont
8 years

Virginia
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

Washington
10 years, renewable for another 10 years

West Virginia
10 years

Wisconsin
20 years

Virgin Islands
20 years

Source: Judgment Recovery Network