Newark, NJ asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Banking and Civil Litigation for New Jersey

Q: received a check($10.000) without funds(in NY). what i do? i call the writer of the check, but i think he try to avoid.

I live in NJ and he's in NY

4 Lawyer Answers
Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: If you deposited the check and took out the money, you are going to have to make good on this with the bank. You can report to the police.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I suggest you speak with a criminal lawyer that is licensed in NY and NJ

Paul Ferrell Jr
Paul Ferrell Jr
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Voorhees, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: That is enough money for you to consider hiring a lawyer to follow up for you. You should be able to locate someone to represent you for a fair flat fee. Good luck.

Stuart Nachbar
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Stuart Nachbar
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I would suggest retaining counsel. You can follow up with a letter to them, or you can institute suit. In New Jersey it would a Special Civil Part Suit as it is under 15,000.

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