The Travis County District Attorney’s office investigates and prosecutes the offense of “theft by check”. In general, this occurs when a worthless check is given for the exchange of money, property or a service. The District Attorney’s office prosecutes instances where the check(s) involved in the theft exceeds an aggregate total of $1500.

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Street Address

314 West 11th Street
Room 300
Austin, TX 78701

Mailing Address

PO Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767


(512) 854-9415


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