Its not worth the effort but you can take her to small claims Court.
Its very easy Johnny.
For checks, use a service called telecheck.
Immediately tells you if the check is valid.
Also, an ID number , drivers license is required so you check the name and write down the license number.
This is not about the money, it's the principle. That plus she did it at the wrong time of the year, it's slow now. I got nothing to do and all day to do it.