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403.411

403.411 Refusal to pay cashier's checks, teller's checks and certified checks.

403.411(1)

(1) In this section, "obligated bank" means the acceptor of a certified check or the issuer of a cashier's check or teller's check bought from the issuer.

403.411(2)

(2) If the obligated bank wrongfully refuses to pay a cashier's check or certified check, wrongfully stops payment of a teller's check or wrongfully refuses to pay a dishonored teller's check, the person asserting the right to enforce the check is entitled to compensation for expenses and loss of interest resulting from the nonpayment and may recover consequential damages if the obligated bank refuses to pay after receiving notice of particular circumstances giving rise to the damages.

403.411(3)

(3) Expenses or consequential damages under sub. (2) are not recoverable if the refusal of the obligated bank to pay occurs because of any of the following:

403.411(3)(a)

(a) The bank suspends payments.

403.411(3)(b)

(b) The obligated bank asserts a claim or defense of the obligated bank that it has reasonable grounds to believe is available against the person entitled to enforce the instrument, including a claim or defense that arises from accepting, in good faith and exercising ordinary care, an instrument as payment for a cashier's check or teller's check, where the instrument accepted as payment for the cashier's check or teller's check was, and the obligated bank was without notice that the instrument was, stolen, forged, drawn on a fictitious account, drawn on an account with insufficient funds, or otherwise fraudulent or worthless.

403.411(3)(c)

(c) The obligated bank has a reasonable doubt as to whether the person demanding payment is the person entitled to enforce the instrument.

403.411(3)(d)

(d) Payment is prohibited by law.

403.411 - ANNOT.

History: 1995 a. 449.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 403 > 403.411

403.411

403.411 Refusal to pay cashier's checks, teller's checks and certified checks.

403.411(1)

(1) In this section, "obligated bank" means the acceptor of a certified check or the issuer of a cashier's check or teller's check bought from the issuer.

403.411(2)

(2) If the obligated bank wrongfully refuses to pay a cashier's check or certified check, wrongfully stops payment of a teller's check or wrongfully refuses to pay a dishonored teller's check, the person asserting the right to enforce the check is entitled to compensation for expenses and loss of interest resulting from the nonpayment and may recover consequential damages if the obligated bank refuses to pay after receiving notice of particular circumstances giving rise to the damages.

403.411(3)

(3) Expenses or consequential damages under sub. (2) are not recoverable if the refusal of the obligated bank to pay occurs because of any of the following:

403.411(3)(a)

(a) The bank suspends payments.

403.411(3)(b)

(b) The obligated bank asserts a claim or defense of the obligated bank that it has reasonable grounds to believe is available against the person entitled to enforce the instrument, including a claim or defense that arises from accepting, in good faith and exercising ordinary care, an instrument as payment for a cashier's check or teller's check, where the instrument accepted as payment for the cashier's check or teller's check was, and the obligated bank was without notice that the instrument was, stolen, forged, drawn on a fictitious account, drawn on an account with insufficient funds, or otherwise fraudulent or worthless.

403.411(3)(c)

(c) The obligated bank has a reasonable doubt as to whether the person demanding payment is the person entitled to enforce the instrument.

403.411(3)(d)

(d) Payment is prohibited by law.

403.411 - ANNOT.

History: 1995 a. 449.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 403 > 403.411

403.411

403.411 Refusal to pay cashier's checks, teller's checks and certified checks.

403.411(1)

(1) In this section, "obligated bank" means the acceptor of a certified check or the issuer of a cashier's check or teller's check bought from the issuer.

403.411(2)

(2) If the obligated bank wrongfully refuses to pay a cashier's check or certified check, wrongfully stops payment of a teller's check or wrongfully refuses to pay a dishonored teller's check, the person asserting the right to enforce the check is entitled to compensation for expenses and loss of interest resulting from the nonpayment and may recover consequential damages if the obligated bank refuses to pay after receiving notice of particular circumstances giving rise to the damages.

403.411(3)

(3) Expenses or consequential damages under sub. (2) are not recoverable if the refusal of the obligated bank to pay occurs because of any of the following:

403.411(3)(a)

(a) The bank suspends payments.

403.411(3)(b)

(b) The obligated bank asserts a claim or defense of the obligated bank that it has reasonable grounds to believe is available against the person entitled to enforce the instrument, including a claim or defense that arises from accepting, in good faith and exercising ordinary care, an instrument as payment for a cashier's check or teller's check, where the instrument accepted as payment for the cashier's check or teller's check was, and the obligated bank was without notice that the instrument was, stolen, forged, drawn on a fictitious account, drawn on an account with insufficient funds, or otherwise fraudulent or worthless.

403.411(3)(c)

(c) The obligated bank has a reasonable doubt as to whether the person demanding payment is the person entitled to enforce the instrument.

403.411(3)(d)

(d) Payment is prohibited by law.

403.411 - ANNOT.

History: 1995 a. 449.

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