Trial court judgment in favor of plaintiff for damages, interest, and costs related to defendant's theft of property is affirmed where a criminal restitution order under Penal Code sec. 1202.4 in favor of a victim of a crime does not preclude the victim or the victim's assignee from pursuing a separate civil action for restitution based on the same facts from which the criminal conviction arose.
APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, R. Bruce Minto, Judge. Affirmed.
SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE
Filed June 29, 2009
Before CROSKEY, J., KLEIN, P.J., ALDRICH, J.
Opinion by CROSKEY, J.