Payment Information

By Mail
Hot checks can also be paid with a money order or cashier’s check mailed to:
Criminal District Attorney
McLennan County Hot Check Department
219 N. 6th Street
Suite 200
Waco, TX 76701

All mailed payments need to include the check-writer’s full legible name and correct address.

In Person
Check-writers can also pay in the Hot Check Department’s office, located inside the McLennan County Courthouse Annex building. The only public entrance is the entrance to the courthouse facing Washington, located at
501 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76701

If you arrive after we close at 4 p.m., but before the courthouse closes, there is an available drop box for your payment. Receipts and/or copies of the checks will not be mailed to you unless you request them and include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment in full.

A $30 fee is charged for each check that our office collects, in addition to the fee our office collects.

DA Fees Charged by Check Amount

Check Amount Range
Fee Charged
$00.01-$10.00 $10
$10.01-$100.00 $15
$100.01-$300.00 $30
$300.01-$500.00 $50
$500.00+ $75