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    Forgery and Joint Accounts

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    I understand the signing someone's name other than your own is forgery, but is there a legal document that could allow a wife/husband to sign for each other such as in the above situation? Could the wife sign her name to the check as long as the entire check was going into a joint checking account?

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    If this question is a legitimate one, the answer may depend on your own state's laws. Rationally speaking, it would make the most sense, ...

    Solution Summary

    A loose definition of "joint bank account" and "forgery" are explained in brief.

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