District Attorney

Hot Checks Section


Hours of operation:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Closed 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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About The Hot Checks Section:

The Hot Check Division uses no tax dollars to administer and collect hot checks for Denton County merchants. Hot check writers pay the merchant what he is owed, pay fines and court costs to Denton County and pay for the administration of the Division.

Information For Merchants:

  • Click here for information about what you should be looking for when Accepting A Check.
  • Click here for information about what is required to file a hot check with the District Attorney's Office (includes forms you'll need for filing!)
  • Click here for information about how to avoid getting "Burned" when accepting a check.
  • Click here for Merchant Hot Check Inquiry and Electronic Filing

How To Contact Us:

Call Us At
(940) 349-2700
(972) 434-8827
Or Click Here For E-Mail!

PO Box 2344
Denton, TX 76202-2344

Jerry Pomposelli
Chief Investigator
(940) 349-2670

Doug Bell
Financial Crimes Investigator
(940) 349-2714

Edward Tober
Forensic Computer Analyst
(940) 349-2664

Administrative Staff:
Amber Cochran
Alyson Matthews

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