Don't Get Burned

The District Attorney’s Hot Check Division will usually not accept the following types of checks for prosecution:

  • Checks given in return for a check 
  • Checks in which you cannot provide the name of a witness (example:  clerk who accepted the check) 
  • Checks not presented to the bank within 30 days
  • Checks under $2,500 that are more than one year old 
  • Post-dated checks 
  • Stop payment for service:
    • On which no 10 day letter has been sent
    • Unless enrolled in the "fast filing" or "e-filing" program - contact us to enroll!
  • Stop-payment checks for service
  • Two party checks