Filing a Report
Why it Works
File Check(s) Online
How to determine a check's eligibility for the Program.
A check is Eligible if...
The amount is no more
than $5,000 (or multiple checks not exceeding this limit). There are
no minimum dollar restrictions.
was received in Colusa County, deposited in a bank in exchange for
goods or services and was presumed good at the time of
Courtesy Notice was sent to the check writer allowing
10 days to make check good.
photo I.D. number (drivers license or state identification card) was
recorded at the
time of transaction.
A check is Ineligible if...
It is post-dated.
parties knew there were insufficient funds at the time of transaction.
is a two-party, credit card, rent, or payroll check.
identity of the check writer is unknown.
is no amount, date or signature on the check.
check has not been processed by a bank.
numeric and written amounts on the check do not match.
ineligible for the Colusa County District Attorney Bad Check Restitution
Program may be pursued through Small Claims Court or by a private collection