What are the costs that might be compensated?

  • Reasonable medical, prescription, and rehabilitation expenses.
  • Costs associated for medically indicated services needed as a result of the crime.
  • Mental health counseling.
  • Funeral expenses.
  • Loss of earnings or support.
  • Child care or dependent care to enable a victim, spouse, surviving spouse of a deceased victim or guardian to continue employment.
  • Child care for individuals who are unable to return immediately to work.
  • Reasonable attorney fees for legal assistance in filing the application and in obtaining benefits, if the claim is approved.
  • Reasonable cost associated with crime scene cleanup.
  • Reasonable replacement costs for items such as clothing or bedding taken as evidence or made unusable as a result of the criminal investigation.
  • Loss of wages and costs related to travel for participation in or attendance at investigative, prosecutorial, and judicial processes and post-conviction and post adjudication proceedings.
  • One time payment for help with relocation expenses and rental assistance for domestic violence victims.


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