Paul D. Cramm

Kansas Crime Victims Awarded More Than $355,000 In May

At its May meeting, Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board agreed to pay the amount of $355,071.06 to victims of violent crimes.

According to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, 276 victims in 145 new cases and 131 cases previously submitted will be awarded financial assistance to pay for unexpected counseling, mental health, medical bills, dependent support and burial costs as well as for lost wages.

Funds are given to the Crime Victims Compensation program by the assessed fines and court costs, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution paid by convicts. Awards are settled at $25,000 per case.

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This practice has been exclusively devoted to all levels of criminal defense from misdemeanor offenses in municipal court to felony matters in the Federal courts of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri. Paul D. Cramm is qualified to provide defense in Capital and Death Penalty cases.