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Hot Checks Section

Don't Get Burned!

Checks we don't accept:

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

  • Post-Dated Checks 
  • Stop-Payment Checks For Service
  • Two Party Checks
  • Checks Under $2500.00 That Are More Than One Year Old 
  • 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 
  • 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!

How To Contact Us:

(940) 349-2700
(972) 434-8827 or
E-mail Hot Checks Section

P.O. Box 2344
Denton, TX 76202-2344

Administrative Staff