Debt Collection Problems

Debt Collection Laws

Montana Statute of Limitations on Debt Collection

Written contract, obligation or liability: 8 years.

Contract, account or promise that is not based on a written instrument: 5 years.

Obligation or liability, other than a contract, account or promise not based on a written instrument: 3 years.

NOTE: A written acknowledgement signed by the debtor or any payment on a debt is sufficient evidence to cause the relevant statute of limitations to begin running anew.

Judgment or decree of any U.S. court: 10 years. NOTE: Judgments rendered in a court not of record: 6 years.