Worthless Check Division

The 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office maintains a Worthless Checks Division to aid merchants in the recovery of monies lost due to receiving worthless checks at their place of business.

About the Program

When a merchant has received checks, which lack sufficient funds or are otherwise non-collectible, they may contact the District Attorney’s Office for help in the collection of this debt. The merchant should bring the improperly issued check and be prepared to fill out various claim forms. The District Attorney’s Office will work with merchant until the debt is paid in full.

Check Complaint Form

The check complaint form may be printed and filled out form home but must be delivered to the district attorney's worthless check division in person. Faxed or mailed forms will not be accepted.

To download Check Complaint Form, click here.

Sample Letter to Check Writer

A notification letter must be sent to the check writer, certified mail, return receipt requested, before the case can be prosecuted.

To download Sample Letter to Check Writer, click here.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call us at 985-748-7890.