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To place a document in the public records. All such documents are time and date stamped when received;this is important because the priority of deeds and of liens is usually on a race-to-thecourthouse,first-to-file basis.In many states,if a judgment is recorded against a seller only minutes before a deed to the buyer is recorded, then the buyer's new property is subject to the lien, which must be paid or the judgment creditor may execute and take the property and sell it for satisfaction of the debt.

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Thomas Schutte's Hund, 2005, was being fired in a kiln days before the opening, while Paul Nash's seventy-five-year-old photographs of dead trees had been filed away in the Tate archives for decades.
The asset of information is generated by every organisation on a continuous basis, yet in many cases this asset is not being used to its full potential and instead is simply filed away and forgotten, or even disregarded completely.
Prior to the Enron case, and during the period of a "soft market" for D & O insurance, nearly all D & O claims were customarily met with a "reservation of rights" letter from the carrier, which was normally cursorily read by the company's risk manager and/or general counsel, then promptly filed away.
How often can you remember the frustration of looking for past plates among a sea of polymer waiting to be cleaned or filed away when it was very busy and/or you were short on staff?
He bought a bag, too - filed away the idea and knew he'd explore the popcorn business some day.
Bernice Board, 55, handed it to police who filed away the DNA profile they found - then matched it to a computer graduate in Greater Manchester they arrested last December for possessing cannabis.
Once the process is completed and the new mission statement displayed prominently in the lobby and published in a newsletter, many strategic plan documents are filed away and forgotten, in other instances, they become static or unchangeable, even though an organization is evolving.
Research that you and your students have completed should not just be filed away.
I studied every hair toss, mentally filed away every cute comment ("Oh my gosh, I loved that movie, too.
While the Venetians fought on out of doomed courage, "a mass of Christian galley slaves, having filed away at their fetters in readiness, broke free at a signal from the leaders of their conspiracy," recounts Beeching.
However, for the last three months, as I have been formulating plans to start my own business, I have been taking it off his pile and reading your articles avidly, discovering a wealth of information that I have filed away for future use.
But because they do not profit directly from discoveries, almost all of which are filed away, they don't secure the sites.