Victim's Services

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As a victim you have the right to:

  • Be treated with fairness, respect, and dignity and to be free from intimidation, harassment, or abuse throughout the criminal justice process, and informed of the constitutional rights provided by statute
  • Be reasonably informed when the accused or convicted person is arrested, released from custody, or has escaped
  • Be informed of and present at any criminal proceedings which are disposed of the charges where the defendant has the right to be present
  • Be reasonably informed of and be allowed to submit either a written or oral statement at all hearings affecting bond or jail
  • Be heard at any proceeding involving a post-arrest decision, a plea, or sentencing
  • Be reasonably protected from the accused or persons acting on his behalf throughout the criminal justice process
  • Confer with the prosecution, after the crime has been charged, before the trial or before any disposition and informed of the disposition
  • Have reasonable access after the conclusion of the criminal investigation to all documents relating to the crime before court
  • Receive prompt and full restitution from the persons convicted of the criminal conduct that caused the loss or injury
  • Be informed of any proceeding when any post-conviction action is being considered and be present at any post-conviction release decision
  • A reasonable disposition and prompt and final conclusion of the case