Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

District 71 Capitol Hill Update with Representative David Byrd

Restitution for children of victims of DUI / Public Chapter 1056 — In the event a parent of a minor child is killed by an intoxicated driver, requires the convicted offender to pay restitution in the form of child maintenance to each of the victim’s children until each child reaches 18 years of age and has graduated from high school or the class of which the child is a member has graduated. The bill requires the court to determine a reasonable payment after considering factors including the financial needs of the child and the financial needs of the surviving parent, among other criteria. Law...

 

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