What is restitution?

Restitution is full, partial or nominal payment for pecuniary damages to a victim including:

  • The accrual of interest from the time of sentencing
  • Insured damages
  • Payment for expenses to a governmental entity for extradition or transportation and as further defined by law

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1. What is restitution?
2. Who is considered a victim?
3. What is criminal activity?
4. What are pecuniary damages?
5. How do I apply for restitution?
6. How does the court decide what to order for restitution?
7. If restitution is ordered to me, how do I collect it?
8. Is there any other way to get restitution for my medical bills without having to wait for the defendant to pay restitution?