Common Questions

My child was a victim of crime and has to go to court

Children of all ages can be called to testify in court.  Court preparation and support services are available and help to lower a child's understandable fears about testifying in a strange and stressful environment.  They also help his/her ability as a witness.

The resources below provide information on the resources available to children and their parents and what happens before, during, and after a child’s testimony in court.

Good starting points include:

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Last reviewed January 2018

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