When Is It Too Late ... Another Roundup of 10 More Legal Deadlines
The clock is always ticking. At least, it can feel that way when you have a legal matter looming, or a legal question lingering. From contracts and policies expiring, to payment deadlines, to whatever the statute of limitations is, knowing exactly when something is going to happen, or when it needs to happen, is essential.
So here are 10 of those essential legal deadlines to help you out:
What if you already accepted the position? Or cashed your first paycheck? And do you really have to wait two weeks before you walk out?
Accidents happen. But on-the-job accidents that result in injuries can be serious. And while each state provides workers' compensation insurance to cover medical bills or lost wages, they also have strict guidelines on filing.
Sadly, marriages fail all the time. But if they fail within a certain amount of time, unhappy spouses can get a simplified version of a divorce.
Intellectual property law can be a little tricky. In some cases, all you need to do is create something in order get to legal protection; in others, you need to promptly file certain documentation to make sure someone doesn't steal your idea.
We've all thought about it or heard the rumors. What if everyone else was going the same speed? What if the cop spelled your name wrong? What if she doesn't show up? Get the facts here.
For the latest mid-terms? That time has passed. But there are elections and votes almost every year.
Buyer's remorse can strike at any time. Hopefully for you, it happens before all the checks clear escrow.
Wondering if that little run-in with the law from your youth is going to show up on your background search when you're applying for jobs? Here's how to find out.
So the case didn't go your way. The good news is, you can probably appeal the decision. The bad news? You're on the clock.
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