The Unit distributes monies
in trust for Restitution to Crime Victims whom were victimized in the State of
Nevada. These Restitution Distributions are forwarded to victims locally and
Restitution is defined as "The act of restoring
monetary compensation to the rightful owner or victim for the "material value"
of a loss, damage, or injury incurred as the result of an offender's unlawful
The Division uses the definition provided in NRS
213.005 to define a Victim. Pursuant to Nevada Supreme Court decisions and
Attorney General opinions, some businesses, such as Insurance Companies,
Hospitals and other health care service providers, are not victims when the
losses they incur are part of doing business.
Monies held in trust
accounts for victims are reviewed by the Fiscal Unit, at the Parole and
Probation’s Headquarters' Office, on a 90-day basis. To ensure the Division of Parole & Probation is able to continue sending any restitution payments received, it is imperative that victims notify us of any change of address. A change of address form is available on the Forms page.
For questions or assistance contact:
Restitution, Bad Debt, and Accounts Payable
Inquires: (775) 684-2614
E-Mail us at: FiscalServices@dps.state.nv.us
Fax: (775) 684-2694
Note: Echeck payments received after
3:00 PM will be processed the next business day.
Collection of Supervision fees generates revenue for the State of
Nevada and is budgeted into this division funds. Therefore, it helps offset the
cost of supervision to the taxpayer. It provides the opportunity for the
offender to develop responsibility for past actions, as well as sharing the
cost of their own rehabilitation. Fee assessment becomes a form of restitution
or retribution to society.