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Writing Bad Checks

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In the state of Kentucky, writing and passing bad checks is serious, and can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony. The penalties for this crime include fines, a permanent criminal record, and jail time. Trust in us to ensure that you take all the necessary steps to protect yourself during your trial.


Writing and passing bad checks is often charged as “theft by deception” in the state of Kentucky. The charge is considered a misdemeanor if the bad checks are less in value than $300. If they are more than $300, the charges may be escalated to a felony (class D).


Our experienced attorneys will work with you to analyze all aspects of your case and strive to get your charges lessened. Give us a call to discuss your options.

``More important than your obligation to follow your conscience, or at least prior to it, is your obligation to form your conscience correctly.`` - Antonin Scalia

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