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Bad Check Cases

Electronic Filing Program for Large Businesses

Merchants may take advantage of the Bad Check Electronic Filing Program. This option enables a merchant to submit filing information on a floppy disk to enable to facilitate an upload of the information into the court's computer system.

This program is intended for use by merchants who file large numbers of cases. It is not designed for filing single cases or small numbers of cases filed infrequently.

For more information about this program, please contact the Office of Court Management:

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General Information

This information is furnished to you to provide basic information relative to the law governing procedures for bad check cases in the Harris County Justice Courts.

The Harris County Justices of the Peace and the Clerks of the Harris County Justice Courts are not allowed to give legal advice. You are urged to review the applicable laws and to consult an attorney of your choice for further information or answers to specific legal questions.

You have the right to a trial by a jury and to be represented by an attorney of your choice, or to represent yourself.

Disclaimer: The law is constantly changing and there may be times when the information on this web site will not be current. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. This information is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject and is not a substitute for advice from an attorney.