Can a person stop payment on a cashier's check?

If you issue a cashiers check, it is impossible to issue a stop payment. Once you create the cashier's check, the money is considered legal tender and is officially transferred from one part to another. You can only stop payment if there is fraud involved or if the check is lost or stolen. If you simply change your mind and do not want to pay any more, most banks will not be able to accommodate your request. Cashier's checks are typically used in real estate transactions because the money is considered legally transferred at the time of the request.
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