Portland, OR asked in Banking and Landlord - Tenant for Oregon

Q: I turned in my rent check on october 1st. It has not been cashed yet. Landlord says its banks fault. What should I do?

My landlord says she has the receipt proving my check was accepted by the bank. How long can it take for the bank to resolve this problem? What if weeks/months go by and the check never is cashed? If I write the bank another check are they responsible for the stop payment fee?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Talk to your bank and find out what the problem is and where your check currently is. That knowledge will in turn allow you to fix the problem and go forward.

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