It could depend on the amount of the check, who the person/entity making payment is, and what type of matter it is. If you're asking from the standpoint of a payment on an insurance claim, it could be as quickly as several days if the release is approved, there are no liens, and no other issues. If...Read more »
The uncle must have had a power of attorney. Before a testatrix such as your grandmother dies, her will is of no effect. So, as the person nominated as the executor in the will, the uncle would have had no power to convey any property. If, on the other hand, your grandmother also gave him a POA,...Read more »
My significant other's car was impounded 40+ days ago. The initial impound fee was 450 dollars, and by the time he was out of jail, it was already over 1000. He incurred various health problems due to a medication side effect, leaving us with little money to retrieve the vehicle between court costs... Read more »
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