Root & Rebound
Roadmap to Reentry
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A Basic Overview of Court-Ordered DebT RESTITUTION (Current Page)
A Basic Overview of Court-Ordered DebT RESTITUTION
What is restitution?
Is it possible to owe more than one type of restitution?
Who is considered a “victim” to recover victim restitution?
Court fines and penalties
What are court fines and penalties?
What should I know about court fines and penalties?
Court administrative fees
What are court administrative fees?
What should I know about court administrative fees?
What happens to my court-ordered debt while I’m incarcerated?
Will my debts be sent to “collections”?
How can my court-ordered debt affect me while I am on a term of supervision?
Which types of court-ordered debt are likely to be conditions of my probation?
What happens if I don't pay off these debts?
Does a credit report show restitution and court fines?
What are my options if my wages are garnished or there is a lien on my property?
Traffic fines and tickets
What are traffic fines and tickets?
How do I know which type of ticket I have?
What could happen if I get a new ticket?
What could happen if I don’t pay my traffic fines or if I don’t appear for my court date?
I think I had an old traffic ticket, but I can’t remember or can’t find it. What are my options?
What are my options if the DMV told me I have an outstanding traffic ticket?
I had a pending (unresolved) traffic ticket when I was incarcerated. What happened to it?
I believe I can get my traffic tickets dismissed under Vehicle code section 41500. How do I do that?
I have debt related to a federal court case. What can I do?