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 »

Is bouncing a check a felony?

In some instances, bouncing a check can fall under the charge of a felony. Each state has specific fraudulent laws. Many times the decision to pursue civil or criminal charges is up to the recipien... Read More »

How to Check for a Felony Warrant?

In criminal law, a felony is the most serious category of crime. Generally speaking, the punishment for a felony crime is incarceration in prison for more than one year or death. A court issues a f... 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 »