What is the name of your state?
This goes back a loooong time ago, but I wrote a check on behalf of my friend in Nov. 2001. My friend had to pay this landlord money and the due date was on that day, but she was out of town. So I had paid it for her, and she was going to mail me the check. She did, but the check bounced.
We've been trying to work through this, and in 2002 she paid me back twice, once in January and once in April. Then she fell behind on payment again.
We still tried to work through it, and in January of 2004, I had given her an e-mail with my address that she can send the money to, and she had confirmed my e-mail.
She still hasn't paid me back, so in May of 2004, I finally got a hold of her on the phone, and we decided that she would pay $50/month until she pays me back the rest of the money, which is $900.
Seeing that it's over a year from the last time we made an oral agreement, I'm now (finally...) thinking about taking it to the small claims court.
My only concern is that it's too late for me to take it to the court. I read somewhere that the statue of limitation is about 2 years, but I'm not sure if it's 2 years from when the check bounced, or from when we had our last 'agreement' over the phone.
Thanks in advance for any input.