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What is the time frame for collecting on a bad check in californi

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What is the time frame for collecting on a bad check in california. The customer wrote the check in Nov. 2007.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Roger replied 7 years ago.

If the check was written for an oral contract, suit has to be filed within 2 years of presentment of the check. If it was for a written contract, you have 4 years from the date of presentment.


Here is the bad check statute for Ca.: