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Aside from compensation, how can I recover financial loss due to a violent crime?
Some victims of crime file a civil suit against their offender or a third party to try to recover fi... Read More
Last updated:  04/11/2013

Where can I conduct legal research relating to victims' rights?
If you’re interested in conducting legal research relating to crime victims, visit the VictimLaw and... Read More
Last updated:  05/15/2017

When will National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) be observed in 2018?
National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) will be held on April 8–14, 2018 and this year’s theme i... Read More
Last updated:  12/07/2017

When may I submit my nomination for the National Crime Victims' Service Awards?
Nominations for the 2018 National Crime Victims' Service Awards are now closed. For more information... Read More
Last updated:  07/27/2017

How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More
Last updated:  04/10/2013

How can I learn about effective victim service programs?
Created by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice,... Read More
Last updated:  11/30/2012

Is there information available on how to write a victim impact statement?
Guidelines on how to write a victim impact statement are available in the Office for Victims of Crim... Read More
Last updated:  08/28/2015

What is Vision 21?
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand th... Read More
Last updated:  06/25/2013
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