Victim Witness Coordinator

 

The mission of the Victim-Witness Assistance Program is to comply with the Crime Victims' Bill of Rights and the Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act by supporting and aiding crime victims and witnesses as they interact with the criminal justice system. Our program is administered through the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office and focuses on assistance and referrals to victims, their families, and witnesses throughout the court process.

 

As a victim of crime you may be entitled to many different rights and services. Contact your local Victim-Witness Assistance Program to see which apply to you.

 

•The Right to Financial Assistance

•The Right to Reasonable Protection

•The Right to Participation

•The Right to Information

•The Right to Courtroom Assistance

 

Information by type of crime:

•Stalking

?Documentation

?Log Information

?Protection

?Court Proceedings

?Support

 

•S. Assault

 

?Potential Signs of Sexual Assault

?Effects of Sexual Assault

?Reporting

?Court Proceedings

?Financial Assistance

?Support

 

•Domestic Violence

 

?What is Domestic Violence

?Signs of Domestic Violence

?Protection ?Emergency Protective Orders

?Domestic Violence Shelters

?Financial Concerns

?What to Expect in Court

?Permanent Protection

?No Contact Order

?Support

 

•Robbery

 

?Robbery & Protection

?Robbery Trauma

?Robbery & Financial Assistance

?What to Expect in Court

 

•Homicide

 

?Homicide Court

?Homicide Procedures

?Homicide Concerns

?Aftermath

 

•Maiming and Physical Assault

 

?Financial Information for Victims

?Maiming & Notification

?Maiming & Protection

?What to Expect in Court

 

•Identity Theft

 

?What is Identity Theft

?Effects of ID Theft

?ID Theft Recovery

?ID Theft Prevention

 

•Property Crimes

 

?Property Crimes-Case Status

?Property - Getting back Evidence

?Property Crimes & Restitution

?Property Crimes in Court

?Property Crimes & Protection

 

•Fraud

 

?Emotional Impact of Fraud

?Impact of Fraud on Family

?Perpetrators of Fraud

?Victims of Fraud

?Advance-fee Scams

?Check & Credit Card Fraud

?Charity Fraud

?Home Repair/Construction Fraud

?Phone Fraud

?Business/Investment Fraud

?Land Schemes

?Telemarketing Fraud

?Internet Fraud

?Identity Theft

?Tips to Recognize Fraud

?Tips for Prevention

?Tips for Recovery

?Tips for Seniors

?Tips for Businesses

?Tips for Kids & Families

?Fraud Resources

?Mailing List Addresses



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