What Is Criminal Restitution and How Could It Affect Your Case
If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, you might notice a relatively new form of punishment being meted out – victim restitution. It's vital that defendants know all about the potential sentencing details before they proceed with their case, agree to a plea deal, or stand trial. Learn more about how criminal restitution could affect your sentencing. Who Are the Victims? First, it's important to know who or what is meant by the term victim.