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Backdating—When is it Appropriate?

By on October 16, 2018 in Commercial, Contracts

Backdating legal documents is frequently permissible. However, under other circumstances, it can be fraudulent or illegal, warns Elizabeth A. Whitman in a post on the website of Whitman Legal Solutions LLC.

Her article discusses when legal documents might be backdated and how legally to do so when it is appropriate.

She explains that sometimes a document must be backdated to make it accurate, how backdating is accomplished, when it is illegal to backdate a document, and how to assure the use of backdating is legal.

Read the article.