78-12-25. Within four years.
An action may be brought within four years:
upon a contract, obligation, or liability not founded upon an instrument in writing; also on an open account for goods, wares, and merchandise, and for any article charged on a store account; also on an open account for work, labor or services rendered, or materials furnished; provided, that action in all of the foregoing cases may be commenced at any time within four years after the last charge is made or the last payment is received;
(3) for relief not otherwise provided for by law.

25-5-4 Certain agreements void unless written and signed.
(1) The following agreements are void unless the agreement, or some note or memorandum of the agreement, is in writing, signed by the party to be charged with the agreement:
(a) every agreement that by its terms is not to be performed within one year from the making of the agreement;
(f) every credit agreement.
(2) (a) As used in Subsections (1)(f) and this Subsection (2):
(i) (A) "Credit agreement" means an agreement by a financial institution to:
(I) lend, delay, or otherwise modify an obligation to repay money, goods, or things in action;
(II) otherwise extend credit; or
(III) make any other financial accommodation.
(ii) "Creditor" means a financial institution which extends credit or extends a financial accommodation under a credit agreement with a debtor.
(iii) "Debtor" means a person who seeks or obtains credit, or seeks or receives a financial accommodation, under a credit agreement with a financial institution.
(i) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(e), a debtor or a creditor may not maintain an action on a credit agreement unless the agreement:
(A) is in writing;
expresses consideration;
sets forth the relevant terms and conditions; and
is signed by the party against whom enforcement of the agreement would be sought.
(ii) For purposes of this act, a signed application constitutes a signed agreement, if the creditor does not customarily obtain an additional signed agreement from the debtor when granting the application.
(d) Each credit agreement shall contain a clearly stated typewritten or printed provision giving notice to the debtor that the written agreement is a final expression of the agreement between the creditor and debtor and the written agreement may not be contradicted by evidence of any alleged oral agreement. The provision does not have to be on the promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness that is tied to the credit agreement.
(e) A credit agreement is binding and enforceable without any signature by the party to be charged if:
(i) the debtor is provided with a written copy of the terms of the agreement;
(ii) the agreement provides that any use of the credit offered shall constitute acceptance of those terms; and
(iii) after the debtor receives the agreement, the debtor, or a person authorized by the debtor, requests funds pursuant to the credit agreement or otherwise uses the credit offered.
78-12-35. Effect of absence from state.
Where a cause of action accrues against a person when he is out of the state, the action may be commenced within the term as limited by this chapter after his return to the state.
If after a cause of action accrues he departs from the state, the time of his absence is not part of the time limited for the commencement of the action.


12-1-1. Registration and bond required.
No person shall conduct a collection agency, collection bureau, or collection office in this state, or engage in this state in the business of soliciting the right to collect or receive payment for another of any account, bill, or other indebtedness, or advertise for or solicit in print the right to collect or receive payment for another of any account, bill, or other indebtedness, unless at the time of conducting the collection agency, collection bureau, collection office, or collection business, or of advertising or soliciting, that person or the person for whom he may be acting as agent, is registered with the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code and has on file a good and sufficient bond as hereinafter specified.