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The legal system has time limits for making claims, defending claims and appealing decisions. It is important that you take steps to find out the time limit that applies to your case.
Sometimes it is possible to ask the court or tribunal for an extension of time to make or defend a claim or file an appeal. You will need to explain why you need an extension of time, and give a good reason for not doing anything within the time limit.
If you can't find the time limit, or if the time limit has or is about to run out and you want an extension of time, you should get
legal advice quickly.
Each Representing Yourself topic has information about specific time limits relevant to that area of law.