Legal Question in Banking Law in Virginia

I gave a two party check to an acquaintance for cashing. It had my name and the name of my ex-wife on the check. She will no longer speak to me. He took it to her for her signature, got it cashed and gave me part of the proceeds after allegedly getting her signature. I had already signed it when I gave it to the individual. The check was for approximately 7,000 dollars.

She is now claiming she never signed the check. The person who cashed the check says she did...

Am I in trouble, and if so, for what? Do I need a lawyer?

Asked on 12/30/10, 8:05 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Hendrickson Law Office Michael E. Hendrickson

Why would you be in trouble? Presumably, you didn't forge any of the

endorsements on this check, now did you? And, as long as you got what you

were due, why should you care about the apparent spat between the other two?

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Answered on 1/06/11, 8:35 pm

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