What Is Bad Check Diversion under Penal Code § 1001.60?

Our legislature recognizes that many people, particularly those who are young or who have no prior experience with writing checks, may write a series of checks with insufficient funds to cover the check amount. The person is consequently liable for violating Penal Code § 476(a) although he or she really has no criminal intent to defraud the bank. To help such folks understand financial responsibility better and avoid a conviction which is a crime of dishonesty, “Bad Check Diversion” was enacted. To read more about this program, click on the following link.


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