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District Attorney



Phone Numbers
General: 608-785-9604
Victim Witness: 608-785-9608
Fax: 608-789-4853

Office Hours
M–F 8:00 am – 4:30pm

Law Enforcement Center
333 Vine St., Room 1100
La Crosse, WI 54601





Eligible Checks

Most are eligible for the Check Enforcement Program. These include checks returned because of:

  • “Insufficient ” or “Non-sufficient Funds”
  • “Closed Account”
Ineligible Checks

Some checks are not eligible for the Check Enforcement Program. Checks that do not qualify include:

  • Counterfeit or forged checks or checks marked Refer-to-Maker
  • Stop Payment checks
  • Checks passed outside La Crosse County
  • Checks received in the mail
  • Post dated, pre-dated or altered checks
  • Agree-to-hold checks
  • Checks drawn on an out-of-state bank
  • Checks as payment on an open account
  • Two-party checks
  • Checks missing amount, signature or date
  • Checks for which the check writer’s identity cannot be verified
  • Checks taken when both parties knew there were insufficient funds at the time of the transaction
  • Checks older than 180 days