stop payment order

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Notice by an accountholder to a bank not to honor a specified check drawn on his or her account balance. Banks usually require a written notification following an oral request and, in case of a certified check, may require posting of an indemnity bond.

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The stop payment order arrived at the bank and I could not get the money because of the order and that made me mad.
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You may need to enter a stop payment order if a deal goes array after you have already submitted for initial payment.
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After the landlord lost the check that she'd given him for rent, she called the bank to place a stop payment order on it.
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