How long does the defendant get to pay restitution?
Depending on the sentence it could be months or years. Offenders may take their entire probation sentence time to pay restitution. Payments vary depending on the ability or inability for the defendant or co-defendants to pay.

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1. Is there money to help cover medical expenses as a result of violent crime committed against me?
2. Will the defendant be ordered to pay restitution?
3. If restitution is ordered how does it get to the victim?
4. How long does the defendant get to pay restitution?
5. What happens if restitution is not paid?
6. Is there money to help violent crime victims and families of homicide with medical, counseling, and burial expenses?
7. What is the Attorney General’s Crime Victim Compensation Program and who is eligible?