Bad Check Restitution - Filing a Report
Cutting Your Losses - As Easy As 1-2-3
- Make personal contact with the check writer; if you are unsuccessful, send a returned check notice. The check writer has 10 days to respond and remit payment. Sample Returned Check Notice
- If you do not hear from the check writer or receive payment, simply contact the Bad Check Restitution Program at (866) 801-4883 for a bad check crime report form.
- Fill out the crime report form, attach originals (you retain photocopies) of all checks and notification documents, such as return receipts and bank notices and mail to:
Bad Check Restitution Program
P.O. Box 3050
San Clemente, CA 92674-3050
(postal address only)
If you do not receive restitution within 90 days, contact the
Marin County District Attorney Bad Check Restitution Program.