Can I sue my US based client if they have not paid off overdue bills more than 4 years old?

I am from Hong Kong.

Asked on April 15, 2015 under Business Law, Washington


Ling Dai / The Dai Law Firm, PLLC

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Depends on where the defendent is sued, and which state law applies. Some states have longer statute of limitations within which you can bring a lawsuit. In Texas, generally it is 4 years, unless discovery rule applies. If it is a breach of promissory note, the statute of limitations is 6 years.

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