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Is writing a bad check a felony?

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2010-06-29 16:49:07
2010-06-29 16:49:07

It depends on the state.

Some states are stricter than others and it depends on the amount as well as the number of bad checks.

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  • Yes writing a bad check is a felony it's called fraud.
  • It depends upon the amount of the check and whether or not it was done with intent.
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how much is the limit on writing on bad checks in wisconsin before its a felony


Depending on what state you live in, the amount for a bad check to be considered a felony varies. For example, in Nevada, writing a bad check for $250 or more is considered a felony. In Fairfax County, Virginia, writing a bad check for $200 or more is considered a felony. As to Arkansas, yes it is.


Writing a bad check is a felony irrespective of the amount of the check or the place where you are trying to. Even if the check is only a few dollars or even if it's a million dollars a bad check should not be written irrespective of whether you are in Alabama or Washington or India. You can be jailed for writing a bad check


Writing a bad check is a felony irrespective of the amount of the check or the place where you are trying to. Even if the check is only a few dollars or even if it's a million dollars a bad check should not be written irrespective of whether you are in Virginia or Washington or India. You can be jailed for writing a bad check



Writing a bad check is a felony irrespective of the amount of the check or the place where you are trying to. Even if the check is only a few dollars or even if it's a million dollars a bad check should not be written irrespective of whether you are in Maryland or Washington or India. You can be jailed for writing a bad check


The law for writing bad checks in Kentucky will depend on whether the check is a misdemeanor or felony. Any bad check can result in a jail time and probation.


Writing a bad check is a felony irrespective of the amount of the check or the place where you are trying to. Even if the check is only a few dollars or even if it's a million dollars a bad check should not be written irrespective of whether you are in Maryland or Washington or India. You can be jailed for writing a bad check


Kentucky's statute of limitations are very basic and simple. Bad check writing could be a felony if it is a large enough amount. If the crime is a felony of any type there is no limit. Misdemeanors are set at 1 year.



Writing a bad check is a felony irrespective of the amount of the check or the place where you are trying to. Even if the check is only a few dollars or even if it's a million dollars a bad check should not be written irrespective of whether you are in Nevada or Washington or India. You can be jailed for writing a bad check


No. Two entirely different crime classifications.


Writing a bad check is a felony irrespective of the amount of the check or the place where you are trying to. Even if the check is only a few dollars or even if it's a million dollars a bad check should not be written irrespective of whether you are in Maryland or Washington or India. You can be jailed for writing a bad check One or more of the things below can happen: a. The person to whom you gave the check will not get money b. The bank will charge you a penalty for issuing a bad check c. The person to whom you gave the check may initiate legal proceedings against you and you can be jailed


In Florida, writing bad checks is a serious crime. It may result in misdemeanor or felony prosecution, depending on amount of check.



The amount of jail time that is given for writing bad checks will depend on the city and state laws. In most cases, for a non felony check, a person will get 11 months 29 days suspended for a bad check.


It depends on the amount of the check. Generally, states distinguish between misdemeanors and felonies in theft and fraud charges with a dollar amount. If the theft is below that, it is a misdemeanor, and above is a felony. Check Missouri's code section.


Writing a bad check in the state of Ohio is a felony. The degree of felony and punishment vary depending on how much the check was written for. The least penalty is a $1,000 fine and up to six months in jail. The most serious penalty is a $5,000 fine and up to 18 months in prison.


it's only a felony if you write over $500 in bad checks. it could be with one check or multiple but if your total is over $500, then yes, it's a felony. even at a misdemeanor you'll be wishing you never did it after all the fines and court fees and restitution. chances are, it was never worth it.


Writing a bad check is writing it for an amount that you do not have available to pay out. In NY state, the penalties for writing a bad check are the check at face value and 2 times the amount of the check, up to $750.


Writing a bad check is a felony irrespective of the amount of the check or the place where you are trying to. Even if the check is only a few dollars or even if it's a million dollars a bad check should not be written irrespective of whether you are in Alabama or Washington or India. You can be jailed for writing a bad check One or more of the things below can happen: a. The person to whom you gave the check will not get money b. The bank will charge you a penalty for issuing a bad check c. The person to whom you gave the check may initiate legal proceedings against you and you can be jailed


Intentionally providing a bad check is a felony - over state lines or not


If the check or checks equals $1,000 to $7,500 it is a felony of the fifth degree. If the check or checks equals $7,500 to $150,000 it is a felony of the fourth degree. If the check or checks are for more than $150,000 it is a felony of the third degree.



YES! Writing a "bad check" is a criminal offense in all states.



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