When does a Check Become Stale?

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A check become stale or expires six months after the date is was written. At such time, the check can no longer be cashed and the bank refuse to cash it.
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A check usually becomes stale after six months. The banks are not obligated to cash a check that is more than 6 months old, however check with your bank to learn their policies. You can find out more information here: www.law.cornell.edu
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A "stale" check is a check that is six months or more past the date of issue. Banks define the viable life of a check to make accounting easier for the bank and for customers
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usually six months.
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Presented to the paying bank six months or more after the original issue date. Banks are not required by the Uniform Commercial Code to honor stale-dated checks and can return them
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A check becomes stale dated six months after written. At that time
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