Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–711.01. Restitution or reparation — Enforcement.

(a) An order of restitution or reparation requiring a person convicted of the criminal conduct to pay restitution or reparation constitutes a judgment and lien against all property of a liable defendant for the amount the defendant is obligated to pay under the order and may be recorded in any office for the filing of liens against real or personal property.

(b) A judgment of restitution or reparation may be enforced by the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, a victim entitled under the order to receive restitution or reparation, a deceased victim’s estate, or any other beneficiary of the judgment in the same manner as a civil judgment.

(c) The court shall provide each victim in a criminal case with a notarized and sealed copy of the Order of Restitution or Reparation.

(d) The name and address of the victim shall not be disclosed to the defendant or any representative of the defendant.