Avoiding a prison sentence through restitution

William R. Moore Criminal Sentencing

Criminal offenses such as DUI Manslaughter almost always include a civil lawsuit seeking damages from the offenders insurance company. In many instances however, the maximum policy limits do not fully compensate the victim’s family. Sometimes the offender didn’t carry automobile insurance at all. Establishing that restitution to the victim outweighs the need for a prison … Read more Avoiding a prison sentence through restitution