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Gang violence victims, who've had their names, etc., changed thru courts, who previously had CHP's, are thereby void. Changes needed for special cases; what do you suggest?
Sivada
10/04/2007
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Does anyone know what is the per day compensation a person illegally detained by immigration can get? Thanks for your help.
Kaleb Liao
11/30/2006
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Dan Eddy
01/24/2007
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OVCRC
11/14/2006
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What are other states doing, if anything, to ensure that minorities are aware of the existence of crime victim compensation?
Nicole
11/14/2006
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Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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Ohio Advocate
11/14/2006
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In South Dakota, a person who is raped while intoxicated (even if she is of legal drinking age) is denied victim's compensation as she is deemed to contribute to her own injury/crime even if she was out wi...
caring advocate
11/14/2006
arrow icon In Alaska, the Board that makes claim decisions is statutori...
AK Compensation
02/05/2007
arrow icon Although confidentiality prevents me from discussing individ...
Susan Sheppick
12/06/2006
arrow icon With all respect, I can't confirm whether the rationale prov...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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One frustration we run into consistently is that parents/guardians of child victims cannot be reimbursed for lost wages and/or transportation costs, even though they must take time off work to transport th...
Hannah Watson
11/14/2006
arrow icon In Alaska, we do cover this type of reimbursement.
AK Compensation
02/05/2007
arrow icon what states offer lost wages for parents of child victims?ho...
chholden
12/19/2006
arrow icon I know that most states can't cover this. A few do. As far...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
arrow icon As of June 9, 2006, our statute permits us to cover such exp...
Nicole
11/14/2006
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We are in a state that does not authorize the use of victim compensation funds for relocation or moving expenses. We have investigated the possibility of filing enabling legislation permitting such use bu...
Valenda
11/14/2006
arrow icon Money is tight. Many people have been involved just in tryi...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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Are you aware of any new victim compensation remedies for victims of 9/11? Thank you,
Jim Ford
11/14/2006
arrow icon No, I'm not aware of anything new. Some victims got both fed...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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If a victim is receiving financial benefits from the military as a result of them being victimized by a military member, does that preclude them from applying for other victims compensation programs as wel...
Heidi
11/14/2006
arrow icon No -- no preclusion from applying. But the comp. program wi...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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Must a victim be an American citizen or documented immigrant to be eligible for CVC?
Angela Dale
11/14/2006
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Dan Eddy
01/24/2007
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Jennifer
11/28/2006
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Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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Is there any changes or discussion related to the fact that DUI victims can't get any monetary assistance related to the vehicle damage?
Mavis Nimoh
11/14/2006
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mavis nimoh
01/23/2007
arrow icon I'd have to say, not really. Federal law (VOCA) prohibits u...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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Dan, we need to do a better job getting the word out about Vic/Comp Programs. So many don't know what it is and availability. What can we do to improve on this?
KC Woods
11/14/2006
arrow icon I have some anectodal evidence that Public Service Announcem...
Josh Cohen
11/30/2006
arrow icon I agree with you that getting the word out is really difficu...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
arrow icon Mr. Eddy, State's don't have the funding to work one on on...
Annette
11/14/2006
arrow icon Where I am employed we talk about victims comp during an ini...
Carissa Simpso
11/14/2006
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Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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I work with a victim who was kidnapped in the country of Angola. He was referred by a federal advocate to the Florida Victim Compensation program, but was denied because the crime did not take place in FL...
Rita Lawrence
11/14/2006
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Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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Are relocation resources available to assist a victim who has been assaulted and left for dead in his/her own home? The perpetrator is unknown at this time. The victim was not sexually assaulted, therefo...
da1010mjo
11/14/2006
arrow icon It depends on the state -- while a number can relocate victi...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
arrow icon Relocation is not restricted to any particular crime. Instea...
Nicole
11/14/2006
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I am curious to know if there is any difference in processing crime victim compensation claims here in Guam different than the United States? If so, what are they?
lsalas
11/14/2006
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Dan Eddy
11/22/2006
arrow icon May I have the information for the next training? I am inte...
lsalas
11/15/2006
arrow icon I'm not sure! Invite me to Guam to take a look! I'm glad G...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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If all states and territories amend there statutes and/or rules and regulations preventing US Citizens victimized aboard by terrorism or mass violence from filing for lost wages and loss of support, what o...
Jeff
11/14/2006
arrow icon Its true that the new federal ITVERP program for terrorism v...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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We have encountered a problem with our local community mental health center receiving compensation for providing counseling to victims of crime. Our state, Arkansas, requires the mental health providers t...
MB Luibel
11/14/2006
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Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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Do most states have a prohibition against victims with criminal records or their families receiving victim compensation? Why or why not?
Kathy Bankhead
11/14/2006
arrow icon No. Only 7 states have some statutory prohibitions set by t...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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How accessible is victim's comp across the U.S. for payment of child medical exams and forensic interviews in abuse cases? North Carolina's statutory scheme limits most "rape kit" fundin...
Jennifer Brobst
11/14/2006
arrow icon Nineteen state victim compensation programs pay for forensic...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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If victim services had to start over- and design a victim compensation program for the 21st century, what would it look like to you? What should victim compensation look like in the next 25-50 years? How...
Debbie Deem
11/14/2006
arrow icon Great, fundamental questions. Would love to have more time ...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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One can safely assume that most VOCA money collected is from federal offenders (persons and businesses) who have committed financial crimes, not a violent crime. What steps should we be taking to ensure t...
Debbie Deem
11/14/2006
arrow icon While perpetrators of federal financial crime certainly cont...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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In most states the compensation fund has not expanded to serve victims of serious financial crime. Yet VOCA Compensation and Assistance Programs allow funding for such programs as underserved victims. (...
Debbie Deem
11/14/2006
arrow icon Youre absolutely right financial fraud can have a serious i...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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I would like to know how other states address compensation for victims who were riding with a drunk driver. Thank You.
Karen Smart
11/14/2006
arrow icon Very tough situation. There often are other witnesses at th...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
arrow icon Thank you. Would your answer be the same if the victim did ...
Karen Smart
11/14/2006
arrow icon We agree with Dan Eddy's reply. The Fund would have to take...
Nicole
11/14/2006
arrow icon First, all compensation programs are required by their state...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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What constitutes "best practice" for juveniles needing to compensate victims? Are there programs that exist where the juvenile must "work" to pay instead of putting th...
Ingrid De Mers
11/14/2006
arrow icon I do apologize -- I'm not an expert in restitution practice ...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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How are states handling cases where the courts have ordered the offender to re-pay the State Victims Compensation Board for a claim, however the claim is for a victim who is the offender's family member (o...
Jill Weston
11/14/2006
arrow icon California is particularly effective in replenishing its lim...
Dan Eddy
11/14/2006
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