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07 October 2012

A Date is a Date is a Date

Some documents have several dates associated with them. Make certain that you clearly indicate what each date is.

A deed may have a date of signing, a date of acknowledgement, and a date of recording.

A will may have a date of signing and a date that it was proven in court.

There is the official census date and the date on which the actual census was taken.

Record the dates as specifically as you can. This can reduce confusion.

1 comment:

  1. It is helpful to follow the common dating means of day in number, month 3 letter abbrev, and 4 digit year. That way there is no confusion about the date.