Are There Limits on How Much One Can Pay in Restitution?

Restitution is a commonly misunderstood area in a criminal case, including most significantly by judges and prosecutors. We at Greg Hill & Associates have experience in civil cases involving damages, so we are more familiar with the concepts in restitution hearings than some younger judges who only have experience as a district attorney or public defender, for example. Most fundamentally, what can a judge order that a defendant pay in restitution to a victim of crime? For a summary of a recent case that addressed this issues, click on the following link.


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