f someone stops payment on a check without a good faith dispute, you can sue for the amount of the check plus 3 times the amount of the check, with a minimum of $100 and a maximum of $1,500.
How do I sue?
* Send a demand letter to the person who wrote the check by certified mail with return receipt requested.
* Then wait 30 days. If you aren’t paid in 30 days, file a claim in small claims court.
What should I bring to my hearing?
Bring a copy of the letter you sent and proof from the post office that the letter was sent by certified mail.
Common Disputes Heard in Small Claims Court