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Is there any danger of my neighbor having my wife's signature?

He COULD use the signature to forge her name on a check or a contract. Of course that would be wildly illegal. Just because she gave him the signature voluntarily (under false pretenses) doesn't mean ...
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Is there any danger of my neighbor having my wife's signature?

Lots of places have your wife's signature already. She signs greeting cards, letters, receipts, contracts, and all sorts of forms. Her signature is already out in the world. What makes this suspicious ...
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Is there any danger of my neighbor having my wife's signature?

Highly related to this question I'd post this on the LegalSE, too. As others have suggested, your wife's signature is already out in the world. The fact that this person in particular also has it ...
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Someone gave my sister a bad cheque, what should she do?

If your sister loaned $25000 to her ex-boyfriend, it is the ex-boyfriend's responsibility to see that she is repaid, it is not the responsibility of some mysterious third party. The ex-boyfriend ...
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A payee hasn't received a check I sent them. What can I do?

I would cancel the check to be safe. Many places that will cash a check don't look at the signature, which could easily be forged. Cancelling the check ensures that you don't have to mess with ...
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Is there any danger of my neighbor having my wife's signature?

It is likely that the neighbor did this for fraudulent purposes. So what can you do about it? Assuming this is the US, you will need to carefully monitor your bank and credit. This person could ...
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Why do some employers in the United States ask employees to accept the grant when granting them Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)?

How would the employer enforce the restrictions in the RSU agreement if the employee didn’t accept the agreement? For example, many RSU agreements prohibit the employee from hedging the stock ...
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Risks and threats in signing empty SSA-89 form

The financial institution has to explain why they need the form filled out and who will have access to the form. By leaving those blocks blank you will give them the ability to make multiple copies ...
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What sort of pen is best suited to sign the back of a credit/debit card?

I’ve found that permanent markers (sometimes called sharpies) work well. They are designed to write on a variety of material, and they dry very quickly. Pick one with a narrow nib as some markers have ...
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What does "cancel endorsement" mean on the back of a check?

Talk to the mortgage company regarding how to proceed. My bank was the mortgage company so they wouldn't complete the deposit until I actually had the repair done and we provided proof.
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Legality of using a symbol as a signature for credit cards, checks, etc.?

Legally, in the US, any mark you make signifying intent is allowed to be your signature. One caveat: the recipient gets to decide if the mark is sufficient for their purposes. I use a signature that ...
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What sort of pen is best suited to sign the back of a credit/debit card?

the ink they leave behind doesn't dry and smudges or even wipes off In this situation, shortly after signing, blot the card with a piece of paper that can absorb the excess ink. That is, carefully ...
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