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is debt ever simply dropped all together? or does it continue in collections for life?
if I never pay a debt that has been in collections for a long time will it eventually be dropped? or will it continue to be sold to other people and continue to be on my credit score for life or until I pay/make a settlement?

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Noone can tell if your debt collector will sell your collection. They may give up but chances are they will try to recoup some of their money by selling it to someone else....

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Many do get sold, however....

If the collection is not owned by the original creditor but by a junk debt buyer there is a good chance it will get passed around to other debt buyers over and over.  However, each state has a time limit where they can sue you - they can collect forever if they want to, however, once it reaches the SOL they can sue you in court.  Never pay a collection agency without having something in writing stating all the terms, etc.

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