Victim Witness Assistance Program

Victim/Witness Assistance Program

This program provides direct services to victims of crime in Hanover County, including explanation of the criminal justice process, court escorts, and referrals to other local agencies for counseling and/or financial assistance. Each victim's case is given personal attention, with services designed to meet the needs of the victim and/or victim's family member’s individual needs.

Call the Victim/Witness Program If

  • You have questions about your role as a witness
  • You need information regarding the status of your case
  • You would like an explanation of court procedures and the criminal justice system
  • You need counseling services as a result of being a victim of crime
  • You need a referral to social service agencies that provide emergency medical, psychological or financial assistance to crime victims
  • You want assistance in preparing your Victim Impact Statement
  • You have questions about crime victims' compensation or you need assistance with filing a claim
  • You are not receiving restitution payments that were ordered by the court
  • You need to notify us of a change of address or telephone number
  • Your personal property is being held as evidence and you want to know when you can recover it

Contact Us

  • Questions about a General District Court case please call (804) 365-6068
  • Questions about a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court case please call (804) 365-6274
  • Visit our office: Commonwealth Attorney's Office, Hanover General District Courts Building - Basement, 7515 Library Drive, Hanover, VA 23069 Map It

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