Can I be criminally prosecuted for a bad check written 6 years ago?

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Can I be criminally prosecuted for a bad check written 6 years ago?

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Asked on September 6, 2013 under Criminal Law, Georgia

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S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

No, you won't be prosecuted for a bad check written six years ago.

The statute of limitations in Georgia for writing bad checks is two years if it is a misdemeanor and four years if it is a felony.  If the check is less than $500, it is a misdemeanor.  If the check is more than $500, it is a felony.


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