Can I cash a check with two names on it?

Can I cash a check with two names on it?

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Handyman

Denver, CO

#1 Jul 6, 2006
I got a check from the insurance agency for hurricane damage. The check has both my name and my wife's name on it. My wife has already endorsed the check but is travelling out of town now and I want to cash the check. The checking account is in both our names, can I cash the check or do I have to deposit it first?
Dan Meixelsperger

United States

#2 Apr 4, 2007
Can I cash a check that has my name and another name but there's a / between the two? I'm being told that the / is like the word "or" so either name can endorse.
flora

Englewood, CO

#3 May 18, 2007
who can can a check that has 2 names on it..however we have separate accounts... and we are married.. don't we spilit the money

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