Restitution hearings in Utah Criminal Cases

The Utah Court of Appeals overturned a district court’s decision on restitution in State v. Ludlow opinion number 20140106-CA. Typically, if an individual causes harm to another’s property or deprives another individual of property the court can order restitution in a monetary amount. The issue in this case is how a court determines what the monetary amount should be if, for example in this case, a laptop was bought back in 2009. Facts in State v. Ludlow In this particular case, the defendant, Naomi Ludlow, was charged with vehicle burglary and theft in which she pleaded guilty to the theft and the burglary charge was dismissed. The court ordered restitution and a hearing on the matter wa

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