Hi,Is there a stature in contract law that gives the elderly a 30 day right of recession? If so what States participate.Thanks in advance,Torrence
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There is not such a law in any State in the United States
The elderly do not receive a special right of rescission anywhere in the US
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Thanks however, is there a special provision that protects the elderly from Fraud or mis-leading door to door salespeople?
Hello,There is a three-day right of rescission on door-to-door sales.Pursuant to Title 16 of the Code of Federal Regulations, there is a three day right of rescission on a sale, lease, or rental of consumer goods or services with a purchase price of $25 or more, whether under single or multiple contracts, in which the seller or his representative personally solicits the sale, including those in response to or following an invitation by the buyer, and the buyer's agreement or offer to purchase is made at a place other than the place of business of the seller.
Okay so basically there is no special protection accept where the Seller's Contract states differently. eg. Elderly 75 older have a 30 day ROR?
That is correct
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