Probation Statement of Loss
A Statement of Loss is a claim for which victims of crime who have suffered lost wages, crime-related losses, damaged or stolen property and have acquired medical expenses can request restitution.
Victims of a crime who have suffered some type of loss may use this service. Examples of loss may include:
- Lost wages
- Crime-related losses
- Damaged or stolen property
- Acquired medical expenses
This service is provided free of charge.
What is the process?
Step 1: Probation Statement of Loss
A San Luis Obispo County Probation Officer will perform an investigation with the Defendant and prepare a pre-sentencing report for the Court. The victim will then receive a Probation Statement of Loss form
which will allow them to identify and document any losses that are a direct result of the crime committed against them. Upon receiving the Statement of Loss form the victim has fifteen (15) days to complete the form in order to claim restitution. The sentencing Judge will then review the statement and decide the terms of the restitution request.
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.