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Escape Your Worthless Check Charges

Worthless Check Charges in Florida

Florida Back Check Law

In Florida, it is a criminal offense to knowingly give another person a worthless check as payment for goods or some service rendered. The same applies to stopping payment on a check for the purpose of committing fraud. These offenses may be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the value of the check written. Generally speaking, a worthless check offense will be charged as a felony if it was valued at $150 or more.

Penalty for Writing Bad Checks in Florida

Can you be arrested for writing a bad check? The following are specific penalties which may be imposed upon a conviction for issuing a bad / worthless check or for stopping payment on a check in Florida:

  • Issuing a worthless check, valued at less than $150 - first degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to 12 months in county jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000.
  • Issuing a worthless check or stopping payment on a check for the purpose of committing fraud, valued at $150 or more - third degree felony, punishable by up to 5 years in state prison and/or a fine of up to $5,000.

In addition, a record of your arrest, the charges filed against you and any conviction you may receive will all go on your permanent criminal record.

Arrested for writing a worthless check in Miami?

If you have been arrested or charged with issuing worthless checks, do not give up your rights by admitting guilt or offering up a sworn statement. Immediately contact our firm so that we can advise you of your rights and work with you closely to help you fight the charges you face. The Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. is known for providing clients with powerful defenses against all types of misdemeanor and felony offenses, including issuing worthless checks.

Your initial consultation with Attorney Mirer is free. It will be a valuable opportunity for you to learn more about what can be done to positively impact your case.

Contact a Miami criminal attorney at the Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. today if you would like to learn more about how you can fight your worthless check charges.

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