9. Canceling a Check

A: I need to stop payment on a check that I wrote.

B: Do you have a copy of the check you wrote?

A: Yes, I was able to get a digital copy online.

B: Why are you stopping payment on this check?

A: I paid my landlord already.

B: So you don't want him to get paid twice.

A: I don't have money to pay him twice.

B: We can only stop payment if the check hasn't been cashed already.

A: Is there a fee to stop payment?

B: Yes, there is a $10 fee.

A: That's better than paying my rent twice.

B: I suppose it is.