Victim Services

The Victim Services Division of the District Attorney’s Office provides victims with support before, during, and after their cases are processed through the judicial system.  It is our number one priority to provide personal assistance to all individuals who are victims of crime.  The unit assists victims in filing the proper forms for the recovery of restitution and offers support during the judicial process.

·For additional victim information or to change an address/telephone number, please contact:

Marilyn Anderson, Victim Service Officer/Case Coordinator
Beverly Bank, Victim Service Officer

Lisa Cary, Victim Service Officer/Case Coordinator
Patience Johnson-Daniels, Victim Service Officer/Case Coordinator
Leigh Kennedy, Victim Service Officer
Santita Word, Victim Service Officer/Case Coordinator

 

714 Greensboro Avenue
County Courthouse, Suite 410
Tuscaloosa AL 35401-1894

Phone:          (205) 349-1252
Hours:          Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


Overview

he Victim Services Division of the District Attorney’s Office provides victims with support before, during, and after their cases are processed through the judicial system. It is our number one priority to provide personal assistance to all individuals who are victims of crime. The unit assists victims in filing the proper forms for the recovery of restitution and offers support during the judicial process.

Victim Services FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) When does the restitution process begin? The restitution process begins at the time of Grand Jury. As a victim, you will be asked to complete a Restitution Statement which lists your losses, including travel, missed work, property, medical, and other expenses resulting from the crime.

Crime Victims' Rights

In January of 1996, the State of Alabama enacted the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights. This legislation (Article 3, Sections 15-23-60 through 15-23-84 of the Code of Alabama), enumerates and defines certain rights granted to victims of crime in Alabama. Within 72 hours after a victim files a crime report, the assisting local law enforcement agency shall provide the victim with the following:

So You Are a Witness?

SO YOU ARE A WITNESS To: All Witnesses For The State From: Lyn Head, District Attorney You are a witness in a criminal case and as District Attorney, I would like to take this opportunity to familiarize you with the proceedings in a criminal case in order to minimize any apprehension, or inconvenience you may experience as a result of being called to appear as a witness.

Pay Court-Ordered Restitution, Fees, Fines & Court Costs and Worthless Checks ONLINE

FILE A RESTITUTION STATEMENT ONLINE