Prosecuting Attorney

of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit West
Hot Check Division

The Hot Check Division prosecutes persons who write delinquent checks throughout Benton County and recovers restitution for area merchants. The Office has disbursed over $2,000,000 to area businesses in the past five years. This service is provided free of charge to area businesses and merchants may also recover a merchant fee from hot check writers.


The Hot Check Division offers free Merchant Packets to area businesses that include Hot Check Warning signs to post at your store and registers.

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.

The street and mailing address is:

Office of Prosecuting Attorney
100 Northeast A Street
Bentonville, AR 72712

Driving Directions

From Interstate 540: 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@co.benton.ar.us