Make personal contact with the check writer; if you are unsuccessful, send a statutory notice via U.S. Certified Mail.
The check writer has 15 days to respond and remit payment. Sample Statutory Notice.
If you do not hear from the check writer or receive payment, click on “form download” for a printable bad check complaint form or sign up to file check(s) online to electronically file your check on line with the program
- Fill out the bad check complaint form, attach originals or legal copies of all checks (you retain photocopies) and notification documents, such as return receipts and bank notices and mail to the address below:
Victim Services, Inc. Mail Processing
The Office of the State Attorney
15th Judicial Circuit - Palm Beach County
Bad Check Restitution Program
25910 ACERO STE 100,
MISSION VIEJO CA 92691-2777
If you do not receive restitution within the allotted statutory time,
Circuit - Palm Beach County State Attorney