FIVE THINGS THAT EVERY VICTIM OF CRIME SHOULD KNOW

Today’s blog post is another in the series recognizing April as National Crime Victim’s Rights Month. In today’s post I will address five things that every victim should know:

  • Medical bills can be paid by the crime victim’s fund in most states.
  • The prosecutor is not the victim’s lawyer.
  • Most cases do not go to trial.
  • Restorative Justice may provide you with more options than the conventional judicial system.
  • When an offender is incarcerated you should sign up for a notification if he or she is released.

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