Causation Must Be On The Record for Restitution in DWI Cases

Fort Worth Driving While Intoxicated

Last week, the Court of Criminal Appeals handed down a decision that changes how restitution is ordered on intoxication offenses. In Hanna v. State, the Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that restitution can be ordered in driving while intoxicated cases, laying out a two-fold requirement: the record must reflect the defendant caused the loss and the … Read moreCausation Must Be On The Record for Restitution in DWI Cases