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  • The right to be informed about the criminal justice system and to be updated about the progress of their case.
  • The right to be informed about the possibilities of financial assistance and the availability of social services.
  • The right to be treated with dignity, courtesy and compassion by the criminal justice system.
  • The right to be protected from intimidation and future harm.
  • The right to be informed of the final disposition of the case and to receive extended pertinent defendant information from the State Parole Board.
  • The right to be escorted to court appearances.
  • The right to be notified if your presence is not needed in court.
  • The right to intercession services relative to employers, school or financial obligations.
  • The right to be provided a secure waiting area during court proceedings.
  • The right to have personal property returned when it is no longer needed as evidence.
  • The right to have input with the prosecution regarding pleas and with written or verbal input prior to sentencing.

For questions or more information, please contact:

Victim Assistance Division
1905 Harney, Suite 500
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 444-4597

Email Victim Assistance

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