Certified Check Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Certified Check, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Certified Check?

(n) Certified Check is the check drawn by a customer of a bank which has been duly certified by the bank establishing enough balance in his account when the check is presented for payment. A certified check assures prompt payment as the bank will enmark the required amount to pay the certified check until its validity.