I received a check payable to both my spouse and myself. Do both of us have to sign the back of the check?
If the check is issued to two people, such as John and Jane Doe, the bank or credit union generally can require that the check be signed by both of them before it can be cashed or deposited.
If the check is issued to John or Jane Doe, generally either person can cash or deposit the check.
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