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Hello, I attempted cashing a cashiers check at a money mart location and I believe they voided it unlawfully. Can I recieve compensation for this?

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No not to the police, but i have filed a small claims

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I provided reference information including my mom and sister in the beginning of the process, after she purposely voided my check with no authentication done, she calls my mother to come and get me. I am a 18 year old tax paying adult, and I believe she violated my privacy as well.

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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 4 months ago

Your Question:

Hello, I attempted cashing a cashiers check at a money mart location and I believe they voided it unlawfully. Can I recieve compensation for this?

Response: Yes, you can. You would have to file lawsuit against the "money mart" for destroying your property. There is nothing in California Civil Code Title 1.6F Sections 1789.30 through 1789.38, which govern check cashiers that authorized the money mart to destroy your property. Also, you are 18, so your mother and family members do not need to know your business. Thus, the money mart violated your privacy. You can sue the company for that also.

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