Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
So, to summarize, it seems that there's no direct American equivalent of a crossed cheque, but there is a recognized process for achieving the same end: mark it 'for deposit only' - I think that's the wording both Barb and SD used.

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The receiver of the check is the one who marks it "for deposit only." The person writing the check can not add any stipulations to how it is used, other than naming the payee.