Oregon Supreme Court, June 13, 2019
Summarized by Rankin Johnson, OCDLA
COMPENSATORY FINES — Child medical expenses
Medical expenses for care of juvenile are incurred by the child's parent or guardian, not the child, and thus will not support a compensatory fine for a crime against the child. Court of Appeals affirmed, trial court reversed.
State v. Toth 365 Or 169 (June 13, 2019) (Balmer) (Washington County, Kohl)
State v. Moreno-Hernandez 365 Or 175 (June 13, 2019) (Balmer) (Washington County, Kohl)