The Rights of a Crime Victim

  • The courts are obligated to keep a victim advised of the progress of the case, including arraignment, the defendant’s release from custody, pretrial motions, the trial, sentencing, and parole.
  • Victims may also provide a statement during the sentencing phase.
  • Keep in touch with the court and prosecutor stay abreast of the case’s status.
  • A crime victim may also have the right to an order of protection during and following the trial.
  • Restitution may recover loss of property and wages.

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