Explanation of terms used in legal context
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QuestionCountry: United States of America
State: All States/Provinces
This is a general, overall question as related to the concept of "Reasonable promptness" and attorney performance, to wit: What is the acceptable "legal definition" of the words "shortly" and "few" as related to the passage of time? I will use these words in a couple of sentences: 1)--"I was informed by opposing counsel that the funds are to be disbursed shortly.2)--"You should be receiving the funds from your settlement in a few days.
AnswerMore than five to ten days is not acceptable.
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