Department of Public Safety

Bill of Rights

Understanding Your Rights as a Crime Victim

Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance
Victim and Witness Assistance Board
100 Cambridge Street, room 1104
Boston, MA. 02201
Tel: (617) 727-5200
Fax: (617) 727-6552

The Right to Information on the Criminal Justice System

The Right to Information on the Criminal Case Involving You

The Right to be Heard and Present at Court Proceedings

The Right to Confer at Key Stages in the Court Process

The Right to Financial Assistance

The Right to be Notified of an Offender's Release

The Right to Other Protections in the Criminal Justice System on request, you have the right to advance notification, whenever the offender receives a temporary, provisional or final release from custody


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