Resource Library

Free Online Legal Resources

Can A Creditor Take A Post-Dated Check?

A collector can ask the debtor to write a post­dated check, but they cannot be required to do so. If the debtor gives a collection agency a post­dated check, under federal law the check cannot be deposited before the date written on it. And if the debtor gives the agency a check with the date more than five days in the future, the collector must give them timely written notice before the check is deposited.

Speak to an Experienced Creditors Rights Attorney Today

This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified creditors rights lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local creditors rights attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.

Additional Creditors Rights Articles

Search LawInfo's Creditors Rights Resources

Find an Attorney in Your Area

Related Creditors Rights Issues