How long can someone hold a check before they have to cash it?

i wrote out a check to someone over two months ago and i'm tired of waiting for them to cash it. is there any kind of time limit? it seems like companies always write on thier checks, "void after 90 days," or something like that. how can i get this written on my checks? its not fair that companies can... show more i wrote out a check to someone over two months ago and i'm tired of waiting for them to cash it. is there any kind of time limit? it seems like companies always write on thier checks, "void after 90 days," or something like that. how can i get this written on my checks? its not fair that companies can do that but they can hold my check seemingly forever.
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