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.