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But it was suggested that, perhaps, having such a check would make it illegal for the business to In the United States, post-dating a check, on its own, has no valid use.
It can be cashed at any time at the discretion of the bank.
02 when it is really 17 Dec 02 so therefore you are posting the date after the said date.
I pre-date checks all the time and the bank won't cash them until the said date, but that is in TX.
If you write a check and pass it, you are responsible for there being sufficient funds in the account to cover it at the time it is issued regardless of when the check is dated for.
Since banks charge an often exorbitant fee for a bounced checks, it is in their best interest to process it, let it bounce and charge the fee instead of rejecting it.With everything being so automated these days, I'd be amazed if anyone looked at the date field of the check. Not only that, but accepting a post-dated check is a bad practice. But, he's tragically killed in a car crash on the way home. The one time I didn't actually have the money in the account when I sent the check is the one time that they decide to hop to it. Now you may have some legal recourse, if you can demonstrate that you and your landlord had what amounted to a contractual agreement to hold checks until the postdate.But, is that really worth the relatively small amount of money it cost you in OD fees? If your friend is correct, then it would also be illegal to pre-date a check which keeps someone from being able to cash it until that date.Post-dating a check is when you write the check on the 17th but date it for the 25th, so it can't be cashed for a week after it is written.