Victim compensation and offender restitution
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Victim compensation and offender restitution a selected bibliography by Marvin Marcus

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Published by National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, United States Dept. of Justice in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Reparation (Criminal justice) -- Bibliography.,
  • Restitution -- Bibliography.

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Includes index.

Statementby Marvin Marcus, Robert J. Trudel, Robert J. Wheaton ; National Criminal Justice Reference Service.
ContributionsTrudel, Robert J., joint author., Wheaton, Robert J., joint author., National Criminal Justice Reference Service (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsZ5118.C9 M34, HV8688 M34
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5013614M
LC Control Number76601094

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Restitution fines are paid to the Victims Compensation and Government Claims Board and are ordered in amounts ranging from $$10, (see California Penal Code §). Q. What is a parole revocation fine? A. At the time of sentencing, the judge may also order a parole revocation fine, which means the amount of the offender’s restitution. Restitution is monetary compensation owed to you, the victim, by the offender. As a victim of crime, you have a right to restitu-tion from the offender when you have crime-related expenses. This brochure explains restitution, how it is ordered and how the California Department of . victim restitution has been paid in full. What if the offender is sentenced to juvenile hall or put on probation? The probation department or the county collection agency will collect your restitution from the offender and send it to you. If the offender cannot pay it all at once, the office will collect it and send it to you in Size: KB. Restitution. Crime Victim Restitution Pamphlet. Restitution is the offender’s debt to you, the victim, for losses resulting from the crime. Montana law (, MCA) entitles you to full restitution for these expenses. Medical and dental bills.

Types of Restitution. The sentencing court can order the defendant to pay two different types of restitution: (1) restitution to the victim known as a direct order of restitution, and (2) restitution fines. Direct Order of Restitution. The court can order a defendant to pay restitution to the victim.   Compensation from the offender is only available if they: are convicted of an offence; have enough income or assets to pay you. If they don't have enough money, the offender probably won't be ordered to pay you compensation. If you would like to ask for offender-paid compensation, you should talk to the investigating officer. Civil action.   Thus, Compensation focuses on the amount the innocent party lost while Restitution focuses on the amount the defendant gained as a result of the wrongful act. • In certain cases, the innocent party may opt to seek the remedy of Restitution as opposed to Compensation, if the loss (financial amount) suffered by the victim is less than the. The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) can help pay bills and expenses that result from violent crime. Victims of crime who have been injured or have been threatened with injury may be eligible for help. CalVCB Helpline: (Phone) | (Fax) For victim assistance in your area, find your local Victim Witness.

  Unlike restitution, victim compensation can occur even if there is no arrest or prosecution. These programs vary by state, district, and territory, and are the payer of last resort – that is, they pay for certain expenses not covered by insurance or public benefit programs. Also, victim compensation is a payer of last resort; compensation programs will not cover expenses that can be paid by some other program, such as health insurance or workman’s compensation. Right to Restitution from the Offender. In many states, victims of crime have the right to restitution, which means the offender must pay to repair some. What is restitution? If a victim experiences a financial loss as a result of a crime and an offender has been found guilty, a criminal court judge may order the offender to pay financial compensation, in the form of “restitution,” to the victim. If the restitution amount is not paid in full, the order is enforceable by the victim in civil. Restitution repays a victim of crime for monetary loss due to a crime and is court-ordered by a judge. Whenever a defendant (typically the offender) is ordered to pay restitution, any money collected by the court is used first to pay restitution before being used to pay fines, costs, or penalties.