These validity dates are normally written on the checks themselves.
June 21, 2010 Stale check is a check that is presented to be cashed or deposited at a bank six months or more after the date it was written.
old may apply to either actual or merely relative length of existence.
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An anonymous reader shares a report: As science fiction finally earns mainstream acceptance in Hollywood, James Cameron believes the genre's awards drought will soon be over.
A check is generally considered stale dated if it was written more than six months prior to being presented to a bank or other financial institution.
At this time, most banks have the option of refusing to deposit or cash the check, according to Legal Match.
But Hollywood tends to pull short from that." But as Hollywood changes its perception of science fiction, Cameron stressed that the genre itself needs to continue to evolve from its origins of being too "stale, male and pale." "It was white guys talking about rockets," Cameron said of early sci-fi.
"The female authors didn't come into it until the '50s and '60s and a lot of them had to operate under pseudonyms." But even now, "women are still unrepresented in science fiction as they are in Hollywood in general," he said.
Continue Reading While banks in some states must consult the writer of the stale check before depositing or cashing it, checks never technically expire unless the person writing the check makes a note that it is only valid until a certain date.
According to Legal Match, certified checks are backed by financial institutions and may be processed at any time as they never go stale.
The payment date for these checks is over six months old. elects to deposit the checks at their bank, they will be classified as stale checks or stale dated checks.