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If you have funds in trust that are subject to a garnishment and you have written a check and you are aware the check has not cleared, you must take steps to stop payment on it [when the writ is received]," Silverstein said.
I arranged for a stop payment on the employee's paycheck, but I haven't yet issued a new check to him with a deduction for the $50 loan repayment.
Director June Snow said Fox did not have the right to stop payment on the check.
Accordingly--said Justice Barbara Pariente writing for the unanimous court in upholding a Second District Court of Appeal decision--pursuant to the provisions of the garnishment statute, the attorney in those circumstances has an obligation to inquire of the bank as to the status of the funds in his or her trust account and to issue a stop payment order if he or she has the ability to do so.
As merchants look for better and more efficient ways to handle check payments, our services, along with enhancements that include business check acceptance and stop payment protection, present a great solution for them," said J.
Combining MasterCard's experience with the expertise and perspective of local law enforcement gives merchants a clear view of the data security environment, and practical ways they can help stop payment card fraud," said Patrick Yoes, president of the Fraternal Order of Police.
The repayment situation has been complicated further by a recent judicial order to stop payment on DOP568 million of 104-99 bonds issued during the presidential transition period (between May 16, 2004 and Aug.
We confirmed that all the stop payments were successful,'' McCauley said.