Restitution is the court's attempt to make a victim "whole" by ordering the offender to pay for actual financial losses incurred by the victim because of the offense. The Adult Probation Department enforces the collection of restitution ordered in misdemeanor and felony convictions. If the restitution was ordered as a part of an ARD agreement (Advanced Rehabilitative Disposition), the District Attorney's office handles the restitution. If you are a victim and have questions about restitution owed by an offender under our supervision, please call one of our offices.
As part of your sentence, you will be required to pay the costs of prosecution and fines, if ordered by the court. The amount of costs and fines is different for each case and is based upon numerous factors. The Bucks County Clerk of Courts is responsible for calculating, collecting and disbursing court costs and fines.
Act 1991-35 states a probation supervision fee is to be imposed on all probation and/or parole sentences where the defendant is placed under the supervision of the Bucks County Adult Probation Department. Per the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County, the local supervision fee is $40 per month.