What You Need to Know About Legal Order Fee of Bank of America

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Were You Charged a Legal Order Fee by Bank of America? DoNotPay Can Help You Fight Expensive Bank Fees!

If you're involved in a lawsuit or in the middle of a divorce, your bank might receive legal orders to provide records of your bank accounts and loans. They must take time to gather these records and submit them to the right agency or attorney. Bank of America will charge a legal order fee for this work.

You watch your money carefully and don't want to pay any fees that you don't have to pay. It's possible to get , but you might put a lot of time and effort into getting it accomplished. DoNotPay is the way to make it easier and faster.

What Is a Legal Order Fee?

A is a fee charged by banks when they get a legal order to release your bank records for some type of legal case. You might even sign a release form for your bank to provide your records. These records are needed for either a civil or criminal case. When a legal order arrives at your bank, the bank must provide the requested information.

Why Does Bank of America Charge a Legal Order Fee?

There are two main reasons that Bank of America charges a legal order fee. First, Bank of America is a for-profit company and needs to make money. The bank needs to cover its overhead such as payroll, utilities, supplies, and rent, while also making a profit to pay its shareholders. Second, depending on the records requested, it can take a lot of time to gather these records.

Here's a look at legal order fees for some US banks:

BankFee
Wells Fargo$125
TD$
Chase$75
Citibank$125
US Bank$100

Will Bank of America Refund a Legal Order Fee?

Yes, Bank of America will refund a legal order fee, but it won't be easy. DoNotPay can get most banks to refund most fees. However, if you call up the bank and ask, they'll more than likely tell you no. You'll need to be tenacious and continue pushing to get the bank to waive this type of fee.

What Types of Bank Fees Can I Get Refunds for With DoNotPay?

When you're faced with all types of bank fees, DoNotPay can help you get a refund and save you money. Here are a few of the most common:

  • Checking account fees
  • Savings account fees
  • ATM fees
  • Overdraft fees
  • ACH fees
  • International conversion fees
  • Wire transfer fees
  • Account-to-account fees
  • And others!

How to Get Refunds for a Bank of America Legal Order Fee on Your Own

It can be a challenge getting Bank of America to offer a refund on legal order fees, but there are ways. Your best bet is to call customer service and follow up your request with a written demand letter. You can call Bank of America at (800) 432-1000 and mail a letter to Bank of America Corporate Center, 100 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28255.

Solve the Challenges of Getting Refunds for a Legal Order Fee From Bank of America With the Help of DoNotPay

When the courts or another legal office requests records from your bank, you have legal order fees from Bank of America, and they can add up. You don't want to pay a dime more than necessary to the bank. You might have already tried and failed to get Bank of America to waive the fees. You don't need to give up. DoNotPay can help!

If you want to get Bank of America Legal Order fees waived and file a complaint with DoNotPay but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 4 easy steps:

  1. Open the DoNotPay Fight Bank Fees product.

  2. Enter the name of your bank.

  3. Verify the last 4 digits of your bank account.

  4. Choose which fees you want to waive, including Legal Order, Legal Order, and transaction fees.

DoNotPay Works Across all Companies, Entities, and Groups With the Click of a Button

Bank of America charges fees other than a legal order fee and you might get hit with them at any time. DoNotPay can help you get a variety of fees waived and work with many financial institutions. Here are a few to start with:

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

The DoNotPay app is designed to make life easier. Here are a few things the app can help you with:

Get a refund for legal order fees from Bank of America with DoNotPay today.

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