As far as the adverse impact on the recipient goes, the answer is yes, they are the same. However, bank wires are usually much more reliable than checks-- and thus do not "bounce" as easily. At least that is the way it was when I was an operating officer in a large bank.
The banker, who was with us from start to finish, neglected to have him endorse the checks, but he was fully present and agreed to the deposit. None of the money was spent until a few weeks later, when, unbeknownst to me, my brother got the bank to move the entirety of the funds from my acct (I was... Read more »
If your brother is the executor he needs to file the necessary paperwork with the Court in the County where your father resided at the time of his death. That being said, there is a significant amount of work that must be put into your father's estate to ensure it is properly handled. You and...Read more »
You can't write a check drawn on your wife's account if you're not listed with the bank as a person authorized to do so. If there is a pending divorce case, let your lawyer know what she did as quickly as possible (before the refund is spent), especially if there is a court order providing...Read more »
He owned a house on which there is a mortgage. Nothing has been done with the name on the mortgage and his girlfriend is living there and making payments. The mortgage is now in default. Will this affect my daughter's credit? They want to sell the house and evict the girlfriend. How should this be... Read more »
My great grandparents left me and my sister a trust by name it also stated it would be split with any other biological children. My father is claiming he is taking me off since im not his biological child. But he did sign my birth certificate on the day i was born knowing my mom was already... Read more »
I am in another state helping my family member with their kid because they are in the hospital and I am unable to work because of this he is saying I could face jail time and fines because I'm not paying on it because I'm unable to work at this time
You haven't provided enough info to allow for a complete answer, but I can say this much. Our law is far from perfect, but it is not without understanding. He can take you back to court and seek to have you held in contempt for failing to pay what you were supposed to pay under your Judgment, but...Read more »
I have proof of the amount he will be receiving but he is lying about it. He has stated they haven't settled it yet, but my picture proof shows the amount and that he, my husband, has agreed to the amount. Our marriage is rocky so I suspect he will keep most of the settlement in a secret account.... Read more »
He can try to keep all of the settlement, but it is a marital asset, and your would be entitled to your equitable share of it if you were in an actual divorce situation. If there is no divorce case involved, he if free to do whatever he wishes with the settlement proceeds. You will be entitled to a...Read more »
I understand your frustration, and unfortunately this happens quite often. Your options and remedies depend on very specific facts that are not provided here, such as the specific representations that were made by the seller's and bank in regards to your home being in a flood zone, and the...Read more »
My friend who worked at a bank originally opened 2 checking accounts for me. I was there for the opening of these accounts. He then lied and put in the system that I make more money than I actually do so I would get approved for 2 lines of credit. He had my debit card and ended up taking the money... Read more »
How could all of this be going on without you being aware of it.
Banks send monthly statements. Anyway, they don't honor checks if there is no money in the account.
Credit cards do the same thing. They send monthly statements and if you go over they refuse to honor charges....Read more »
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