What is restitution?
Restitution is payment for an economic loss incurred by a victim as a direct result of the crime committed against them.
How does a victim apply for a criminal restitution order?
According to ARS § 13-806, a victim can apply for criminal restitution order after the sentencing of a defendant.
A prosecutor may also apply for a restitution lien in a criminal proceeding, in which there was economic loss, after filing a misdemeanor complaint or felony information or indictment. A prosecutor provides the defendant notice of any restitution sought at the time of arraignment.
FOR ASSISTANCE CALL
- Victims are responsible for maintaining phone numbers, addresses and emails for notification purposes.