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Magistrate Court Bad Checks
 
Can I pursue criminal prosecution of a bad check?

 

Whether the issuance of a bad check is a crime will depend on several factors. You should review these factors carefully against the particular facts in your case before applying for a warrant or a citation. The elements of the criminal offense of Deposit Account Fraud (Bad Check) are contained in O.C.G.A. 16-9-20.





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