This section of the statute goes through a multitude of information, most notably, the type of compensation awards, the compensation award amounts, the evidence required to prove a claim, and other relevant information regarding these claims.
Some of the information here mirrors the information we went over in the previous section. Here, the statute goes into greater detail in explaining what documents and evidence a claimant must present with their claim in order to move forward with their suit. How and where to obtain this information is where a firm experienced in these types of suits becomes critically important. Obtaining the proper evidence to support the claim can make the difference between the suit being dismissed early and/or avoiding a challenge from the Attorney General's office to the validity of the claim.
Skip the headache and hire a firm that is experienced and has been successfully. If you think you may have a valid claim under this statute and would like to schedule an appointment with our office call us today at 253-383-3328 or e-mail us at OFFICE@WILLIAMAWHITELAW.COM.
Below we've outlined the statutorily prescribed compensation claims and award amounts. Obviously, whether you qualify for these claims and whether you can provide the evidence necessary to support the claim are very fact specific to each individual case. This is just another reason why hiring an experienced firm is crucial when attempting to recover the largest amount you qualify for.
|Compensation For||Compensation Amount|
|Time spent in confinement||$50,000 per year|
|Time served on parole, community custody, or as a registered sex offender||$25,000 per year|
|Child Support||Compensation for child support payments owed by claimant that became due and interest that accrued while claimant was in custody. Funds are paid directly to Dept. of Social and Health services.|
|Restitution, Fees, courts costs and other costs ordered||Claimant can be reimbursed for all restitution, assessments, fees, court costs, and all other sums paid by the claimant as required by pretrial orders and the judgment and sentence.|
If successful in bringing the wrongful conviction suit, attorney's fees are paid separate and independent of any award paid to the claimant.
Best of all, all compensation received by the claimant under this statute is not considered income for tax purposes.
If you think you may have a valid claim under this statute and would like to schedule an appointment with our office call us today at 253-383-3328 or e-mail us at OFFICE@WILLIAMAWHITELAW.COM.