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Question: i am in the bad check program with the pima county attorney they are insisting that i pay 3 times more than i can afford, i have given my pay stub and my tax return and pay an amount montly that i can afford and every 3 months they put a warrant out for my arrest and i have to go to court, what can i do

Answer:

Information on Pima County's Bad Check program can be located on Pima County's website.  According to the website, participation in the program is optional and is offered as an alternative to being prosecuted. However, if a bad check is not paid, the Pima County Attorney has the discretion to offer the opportunity to enter a diversion program, pay restitution or proceed with prosecution. You may want to look through the documents available on the Bad Check Program's website to familiarize yourself with the process.

If you decide that you want to speak with an attorney about your specific situation, you may want to take a look at the article on this site titled, "Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice."

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