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A previous employer direct deposited a check after my

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A previous employer direct deposited a check after my resignation date and once my salary was up, and now they want me to pay back the 650.00 they paid me. They said it was system and human error, and realized the problem 2.5 weeks after the initial deposit. Am I obligated to pay it back?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

MI

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full time

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I have some documents they sent me

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Yes, you do have to pay the money back. It would be no different than a business accidentally sending you an additional product and requesting that you return it.

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