When is writing a bad check a felony?

Answer Writing a bad check is considered a felony when the check in question is written for $500 or more. Also, if a check is written and drawn on an out of state bank, it is a felony regardless of the am... Read More »

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Check Writing Laws in Illinois for Felony Offenses?

Writing a bad check is a punishable offense in Illinois, whether you write a bad check on accident or on purpose. A non-sufficient funds charge (NFS) occurs when you write a check and do not have t... Read More »

What is a felony check charge?

Writing a bad check is a crime in all 50 states. A felony is defined in most states as a crime that is punishable by more than one year in jail. In other words, a serious crime. In all 50 states, a... Read More »

Is check forgery a felony?

Check forgery is considered a felony in a number of states, regardless of amount. Other states classify forgery as either a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the amount. Forgery does not always h... Read More »

Is forging a check a felony?

Forging a check can be considered a felony in most states under certain circumstances. If the check was for over $500, or was issued from an out-of-state bank regardless of the amount, it may be co... Read More »