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National Crime Victim Law Institute

Pretrial

August 10, 2020

  • Notice of Appearance: Entering a Case

 

Tutorial: Notice of Appearance 

 

 

 

  • Conferring with Prosecution

 

  • Privacy & Protection by Pseudonym

Tutorial: Protecting Identity

 

  • Privacy: Responding to Subpoenas 

Tutorial: Motion to Quash                                                     

 

  • Privacy: Sealing and Redacting Documents

 

 

  • Avenues of Financial Recovery 

Tutorial: Avenues of Financial Recovery for Crime Victims

 

 

 

  • Referrals and Complementary Services

 

Pretrial Preparation for Select Post- Trial Moments

Although some victims’ rights ultimately arise post-trial, victims’ rights attorneys and advocates can help their clients best when they discuss these issues in advance. Resources relating to select moments are included below; please visit the Post-Trial section of the Rights Enforcement Toolkit for additional Post-Trial victims’ rights information and resources.

Online Safety Planning and Protection Resource Sheet

Thinking Broadly About Restitution Video

Restitution Introduction to Key Concepts Video

Sample Restitution Log

Crafting Victim Impact Statements Video


Portions of this Toolkit supported by Grant No. 2012-TA-AX-K030 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice and others supported by Grant No. 2017-VF-GX-K026, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in these materials are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice or the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.