Right to access support

You have the right to access support services when:

  • reporting the crime
  • during criminal proceedings (the trial, sentencing or appeal)
  • for a period after the criminal proceedings

This includes:
Counselling services
Domestic violence services
Legal aid, see
Legal aid see Right to free legal advice and aid
Mental health or Psychological support services
Sexual abuse services
Victim support see Support services

I was a victim of crime Victim's rights Criminal court proceedings Who is who

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