Restitution in Domestic Violence Case Does Not Violate Harvey Rule.

It is very common in criminal cases involving many counts for a defendant to be asked to agree to a “Harvey waiver.”  The judge may briefly explain that this waiver allows the judge to consider the whole case, including facts related to dismissed charges, when deciding on a sentence.  This can become an issue with a probation violation or if a defendant fails to surrender for jail on time or picks up a new case before surrendering to start serving time.  But can a Harvey waiver apply to restitution?  Click on the following article to find out –

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