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How to determine a check's eligibility for the program
A check is ELIGIBLE if...
The check amount is no more than $1,000 (or multiple checks not exceeding this limit). There are no minimum dollar restrictions.
It was received in Isabella County, deposited in a bank in exchange for goods or services and was presumed “good” at the time of acceptance.
A “Statutory Courtesy Notice” was sent to the check writer via U.S. Certified Mail including return receipt, allowing 5 days to make check good.
A photo I.D. number (driver’s license or state identification card) was recorded at the time of transaction.
A check is INELIGIBLE if...
It is post-dated.
Both parties knew there were insufficient funds at the time of transaction.
It is a two-party, credit card, payroll check.
It is a stop payment check.
There is no amount, date or signature on the check.
The check has not been processed by a bank.
- The numeric and written amounts on the check do not match.
Checks ineligible for the Isabella County Prosecuting Attorney Bad Check Restitution Program may be pursued through a Small Claims Court or by a private collection agency.