What a Crime Victim Advocate Can Do For You

People often times have questions about criminal justice procedures, investigations, prosecutions, and witness trial preparation. An Advocate can answer your questions and address your concerns. Together, we will ensure that our justice system protects the rights of victims. A crime victim advocate can -

Advise you of your rights

Explain the criminal prosecution process

Notify you of dates and times of hearings or trials

Meet with you and prosecuting attorney in victim conferences

Notify you of plea offers and plea agreements

Assist you in preparing to be a witness

Accompany you to a pre-trial visit to Courtroom

Accompany you to Court hearings or trials

Assist you with victim impact statement

File restitution and reparations



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