Victim / Witness Services


One of the main functions of our Victim-Witness Assistance Program is to ensure the District Attorney’s adherence to the Georgia Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights. Enacted in 1995, the legislation mandates State Prosecution Offices provide notification and other services to crime victims. Crime victims’ rights have always been at the forefront of our fight for justice and we will always go above and beyond to ensure that Douglas County crime victims’ rights are met. 

Provided is a summary of services offered at no cost to victims of crime and their families by the Douglas County District Attorney’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program:

  • An advocate to accompany victims to court and provide emotional support
  • Assistance with applications for crime victims compensation
  • Assistance with the preparation and presentation of Victim Impact Statements
  • Assistance with requests for restitution
  • Explanation of and information about the criminal justice system
  • Information about the status of the case
  • Notification of upcoming hearings
  • Orientation to the courtroom setting and proceedings
  • Private waiting area prior to court appearance
  • Referrals to appropriate community agencies and other resources
  • Safety planning


Our Victim-Witness staff includes: 

  • Child Advocate
  • Crime Victim Compensation Specialist
  • Director of Victim Services
  • Juvenile Court Advocate
  • Victim Advocate assigned to each of the 3 Superior Court teams

Forms & Documents

This page includes forms and information provided by the District Attorney’s Office. Victims can download these forms (to the right of this narrative) that range from restitution and victim impact statements.