Crime Victim Rights

If you are the victim of a crime with a case pending before this court, you are advised that you have the right:

  1. To be informed
  2. To be present
  3. To be heard, when relevant, at all crucial states of criminal proceedings to the extend that these rights to not interfere with the constitutional rights of the accused
  4. To receive advanced notification, when possible, of judicial proceedings and notification of scheduling changes, pursuant to section 960.001, Florida Statutes
  5. To seek crime victim compensation and restitution
  6. To consult with the State Attorney's Office in certain felony cases regarding the disposition of the case
  7. To make an oral or written victim impact statement at the time of sentencing of a defendant

For further information regarding additional rights afforded to victims of crime, you may contact the State Attorney's Office or obtain a listing of your rights from the Clerk of Court's Office.