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Statute Chapter 784.046 Action by victim of repeat violence or dating violence for protective injuction
Statute Chapter 784.0485 Stalking injuction
Statute Chapter 960 Victim Assistance
Statute 794 Sexual Battery
Injuction Preparation Hints
Crime Victim's Rights
As a crime victim in the State of Florida, you have specific rights according to the Constitution and State Laws. Some of these include the right...
- to be informed, to be present, and to be heard when relevant, at all crucial stages of a Criminal or Juvenile proceeding, to the extent that right does not interfere with the Constitutional rights of the accused;
- to information concerning services available including Victim Compensation, community-based treatment programs, crisis intervention services, counseling and social services;
- to the prompt and timely disposition of the case, to the extent that this right does not interfere with the Constitutional rights of the accused;
- to have your property returned to you as soon as possible after the investigation and/or prosecution is completed, unless there is a compelling reason for its retention;
- to have a Victim Advocate present during any depositions of the victim;
- to request, for specific crimes, an exemption prohibiting the disclosure of information to the public which reveals your identification.