Below you will find important information on Pennsylvania state debt recovery laws including: Pennsylvania Statutes, Judgments, Garnishments, Interest Rates, and Bad Check Laws.
- Legal: 6%
- Judgment: 6%
STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (IN YEARS)
- Open Account: 4
- Written Contract: 4
- Domestic Judgment: 5 (writ of revival within 5 years)
- Lien against real estate: 5 years
- Personal property Ex: 20 years
- Foreign Judgment: 4
BAD CHECK LAWS (CIVIL PENALTY)
GENERAL GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS
100% of wages, certain pensions, retirement accounts & Keogh plan under certain circumstances, and $300.