Prosecuting Attorney
of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit West
Hot Check Division

The Hot Check Division of the Office of Prosecuting Attorney prosecutes persons who write bad checks throughout Benton County, and collects restitution for area merchants. The Division has collected and disbursed millions of dollars in restitution to these merchants. The service is provided free to the businesses, and the businesses may collect a merchant's fee in addition to the amount of the check.


The Hot Check Division offers free Merchant Packets to area businesses.

How to Collect Your Hot Checks

To learn how to let the Hot Check Division process your businesses’ delinquent checks, Click Here

The Hot Check Division is located in the Office of Prosecuting Attorney on the second floor of the Benton County Historic Courthouse building on the Bentonville square.

The street and mailing address is:

Office of Prosecuting Attorney
102 Northeast 'A' Street
Bentonville, AR 72712

Driving Directions

From Interstate 49: Take Exit 88, Bentonville - State Highway 72. Turn west on Highway 72 - Central Avenue for 2 miles to Bentonville Square.

Contact us

Phone: (479) 271-1035

Email: hotchecks@bentoncountyar.gov