The exact day specified in a contract upon which money was to be paid. Moore v Norman, 43 Minn 428, 45 NW 857. The day named for the performance of the obligation of a mortgagor. 36 Am J1st Mtg § 380. The adoption of the lien theory has been regarded as abolishing the significance of a law day, or at least as extending the term to include any day prior to foreclosure. Murray v O'Brien, 56 Wash 361, 105 P 840. See law and motion day.

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