When are checks stale dated?

Answer A check is stale dated six months from the date listed on the check, states Section 4-404 of the Uniform Commercial Code. However, banks can accept checks after six months if the bank believes the ... Read More »

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Can a stale dated check be cashed?

Each financial institution has its own policy regarding stale dated checks or those that are more than six months old based upon the date written at the top. Under the United States Uniform Commerc... Read More »

When does a personal check become stale dated?

According to the Uniform Commercial Code 4-404, a bank is under no obligation to pay a non-certified check presented six months after its issue. At that point, the check becomes stale dated. At its... Read More »

Can pre-dated checks be cashed?

Technically they can be cashed; however, banks can and may refuse to cash pre-dated checks. According to the Uniform Commercial Code, a bank will take a check regardless of the date.Source:Free For... Read More »

Are post dated checks illegal?

On One Hand: Post-Dated Checks Are Not Technically Illegal.The act of post-dating a check, which involves dating the check with a future date instead of the actual date, is not an illegal activity ... Read More »