Your Rights

Crime Victim Rights

As a crime victim, some of your rights include the following:

  • Right that you will be treated with respect and dignity throughout the criminal justice system
  • Right to information about court hearings
  • Right to notification of plea negotiations
  • Right to submit restitution amounts which the Judge may order the defendant to pay
  • Right to inform the court about the impact of the crime at sentencing

For a complete listing, please contact your Victim Assistance Unit.