How long does my former landlord have to sue me for alleged damages?

Question Details: The statute of llimitations to execute any contract is 5 years in my state. Does this include a lease, even if the lease says that the Landlord has 10 years to sue me? In other words, does the leases stipulation override the State Statutes? I have a crooked landlord trying to sue me for alleged property damages from 7 years ago because she just found out I came into some money. She says she has a lease that allows her to sue me for up to10 years.

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