Asked by Julie  |  Submitted April 22, 2017

Why do I have 2 public records on my credit report that have been paid for years?

Is this affecting my score?

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April 25, 2017

Public records stay on credit reports for 10 years, whether they are paid or unpaid. It is important to make sure the status is accurate (if they're paid, they should show as paid on your credit report), but paying them doesn't remove them from your credit report.

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