Eligibility

A check is Eligible if…

  • The amount is no more than $2,500 (or multiple checks not exceeding this limit). There are no minimum dollar restrictions.
  • It was received in Lawrence County, deposited in a bank in exchange for goods or services and was presumed “good” at the time of acceptance.
  • A “Courtesy Notice” was sent to check writer allowing 10 days to make check good.
  • A photo I.D. (driver’s license, military I.D., or state identification card) was recorded at the time of the transaction

A check is Ineligible if…

  • It is post-dated.
  • Both parties knew there were insufficient funds at the time of transaction.
  • Is a two-party, stop payment, credit card, or payroll check.
  • The identity of the check writer is unknown.
  • There is no amount, date, or signature on the check.
  • It has not been processed by a bank.

Checks ineligible for the Lawrence County District Attorney Bad Check
Restitution Program may be pursued through your local District Judge’s Office.

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