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If you make a large purchase with a cashiers check, can it a week later be stopped by the wife of the person who loaned the cash

Patton, MO |

A good friend loaned me the money to purchase a Mobile Home, paid for with a cashiers check. a week later, he died and now his estranged wife is claiming fraud and trying to stop the transaction, is this possible for her to do this?

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It depends, cashiers checks can have stops placed on them just like a regular check. If the husband used her funds to buy the cashier's check she may be successful. Without more information it is hard to say.

Contact a commercial law attorney in your area. If he used her cash, but otherwise had funds to borrow you, and she causes a breakdown in that arrangement, you may have recourse against his estate?

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