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Asked on: 6/19/13, 1:40 pm

is there florida case law if a thief holds a negotiable instrument, he holds the right to negoatiate?Type your question here...

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Answered on: 6/19/13, 2:14 pm by Barry Stein

Huh? If someone stole a negotiable instrument they cannot negotiate it as they don't have a right to possess it. They cannot endorse it unless they are the payee on the instrument. An endorsement that way would be a forgery. Seek some legal help with specifics.

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