If a credit card company failed to show up in court over a debt and the judge ruled the cased dismissed without prejudice, can the case be reopened?

How can the person being sued protect themselves from being sued again?

Asked on November 8, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Texas


eric redman / Redman Ludwig, P.C.

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

they can re file it if the statute of limiatations has not expired- 6 years from date of last payment on the account basically.   the only way to stop them is to file bankruptcy and discharge it- or pay it of course

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