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In cases where the victim has suffered monetary damages, the court may order the defendant to pay back the victim in full. This is resititution.
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In cases where the victim has suffered monetary damages, the court may order the defendant to pay back the victim in full. Restitution should not exceed the damages suffered by the victim(s) and may be a requirement for [[Probation|probation]]. In theory, restitution is designed to return the victim to whole. It is not considered a punishment.
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See [[Sentencing]]

Latest revision as of 22:54, 17 January 2011

In cases where the victim has suffered monetary damages, the court may order the defendant to pay back the victim in full. Restitution should not exceed the damages suffered by the victim(s) and may be a requirement for probation. In theory, restitution is designed to return the victim to whole. It is not considered a punishment.


See Sentencing