Services Available to Victims and Witnesses at the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office

Victim-Witness Specialists will provide the following basic services

  • Up to date case information

  • Explanation of legal terminology and court procedures

  • Referrals to community resources

  • Court preparation and accompaniment and safety planning

  • Help with preparing injury compensation form

  • Assistance in preparing Victim Impact Statements

  • Restitution information

  • Help with employer-related problems

  • Community education

Services NOT provided by Victim-Witness Specialist

  • Witness fees or payment of lost wages

  • Transportation. It is your responsibility to find transportation to court. Please let our office know if this is a problem and we will assist you by making suggestions about options to get to here.

  • Childcare. Our office requests that you please try to leave children with a responsible friend, relative or professional on the day of trial and for pretrial conferences.