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Restitution order vacated: Court must assess ‘cryptic’ benefits on remand (access required)

The Virginia Court of Appeals has vacated a criminal restitution order after finding that the trial court abused its discretion by combining two insurance benefits to measure the value of property lost by an arson victim. The “record does not explain the scope of either of the two [insurance] benefits, let alone show how those benefits ...