Q: If a judge gives you an order of 21 days to do something, is that 21 days from when you receive it or date of the order?
A: The deadline to comply with a court order is usually calculated from the date you receive it. So, if you have an order to do something in 21 days, that means you have 21 days from the date you receive the order to do it. It does not start from the date the order was issued.
A: Timely action and clear communication with the court are key in these situations. If needed, consulting with an attorney can help ensure you understand and meet your obligations.
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