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what i considered a friend sold a record for me last year,gave

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what i considered a friend sold a record for me last year,gave me a check for $1,250.00,then told me to wait awhile to cash's now been a year&the check is still in my wallet & the person says they still need time to pay me.they also have two more records of mine worth $500.00 that have not been returned or paid for.what legal rights might i have against this person?
Well, you can present the check to the bank and if they refuse to cash it, then you send him a written notice that he has 10 days to make good on the check and if he fails to do so, you go to the local DA and file charges for issuing bad checks and he will be arrested and prosecuted. You could also sue him in the place where he lives in small claims court to recover your money, but small claims court does not order return of propery they only award money judgments.

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
banks do not cash checks over 6 months old,as i've already called them.
Some banks do, but in any event, send him a letter demanding your money for the check that he wrote you and told you not to cash and then go to the DA's office and seek to have him charged for issuing a worthless check to you. Also, you can still sue him in small claims court for the money.
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