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Legal Topics: Three-Day Rule for Purchases

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  • Minnesota Statutes §§325G.06 to 325G.11 contain a three-business-day cooling-off period that applies to home solicitation sales. Definitions can be found in §325G.06 and the right to cancel is in §325G.07.
  • Minnesota Statutes index topic Sales.
  • Resources:

  • The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General Consumer Protection Division takes complaints on a variety of consumer concerns. Their Car Laws page contains the following language: "Did you know that there is no three day "cooling-off" law when you buy a car? Once you sign the contract, the car is yours. You can't return the vehicle if you decide that you don't want it or can't afford it."

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