Practice Tools & Member Network

NCVLI offers an assortment of tools and resources regarding restitution.  The Rights Enforcement Toolkit, Know Your Rights Quicktools, and NCVLI’s member network NAVRA provide valuable information on restitution. Keep reading to explore all of these options.

Rights Enforcement Toolkit

NCVLI’s Rights Enforcement Toolkit features a number of different resources designed to support the assertion and enforcement of victims’ rights in connection with criminal proceedings by victims’ rights attorneys and advocates. A number of Tools focusing on victims’ right to restitution are included below, and additional Tools can be accessed by visiting the main Rights Enforcement Toolkit page.

Avenues of Financial Recovery for Crime Victims: A Brief Comparison of Administrative Compensation, Criminal Restitution, and Civil Damages

RRC Making Restitution Meaningful - Part 1

RRC Making Restitution Meaningful - Part 2

Video: Thinking Broadly About Restitution
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Restitution Checklist

Sample Restitution Log

Sample Cases: Thinking Broadly About Restitution

Know Your Rights Quicktools

NCVLI’s Know Your Rights Quicktools are a series of short videos about victims’ rights and how those rights can be protected. One video addressing victims’ right to restitution is included below, and additional Quicktools can be accessed by visiting the main Quicktool Page..


The National Alliance of Victims’ Rights Attorneys and Advocates (NAVRA)––a project of NCVLI––is a membership alliance committed to the protection, enforcement and advancement of crime victims’ rights nationwide. Through increased communication and coordination of attorneys and advocates working with crime victims, NAVRA aims to increase the availability of expert services for crime victims. NAVRA also strives to advance the professional development of its members by offering affordable continuing legal education trainings throughout the year. Membership is open to attorneys, non-attorney victim advocates, allied professionals working with crime victims, crime victims, law students and others interested in legal developments that affect crime victims. To learn more about membership levels and the associated benefits, please visit the Join page.

To search for specific restitution-based on-demand trainings in NAVRA’s database, follow this link.


This website was funded in part by a subgrant from The Council of State Governments (CSG) under Grant No. 2019-V3-GX-K038, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice or CSG.