Q: I cashed my stimulas check at Marin Check Cashing in San Rafael CA. They charged me $43.81 fee. IS this legal in CA?
A: The answer, as with most questions asked of lawyers online, is: "it depends" and "message boards are no substitute for legal advice." Here, there just aren't enough facts to provide a complete legal analysis. However, if your check was the standard $1,400 stimulus distribution then, yes-it is likely that you were overcharged under California law.
If you wish to pursue your legal rights, you should contact a California attorney experienced in consumer banking law as soon as possible. I have assisted many consumers who have been overcharged by corporations and banks. Please feel free to reach out to my law firm.
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