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    Rights 1.1

VICTIMS’ BILL OF RIGHTS (Provided by Atlanta Victim Assistance)
O.C.G.A. §§ 17-17-1 to 17-17-16 as a victim of a crime you have the right to:

1. Designate an immediate relative to act on your behalf

2. Receive prompt telephone notification of the release of the accused

3. Compensation for certain expenses related to your victimization

4. Access to available community-based victim service programs

5. Information regarding the steps in the criminal case

6. Notification prior to any hearing involving the release of the accused

7. Express your opinion on the pending release of the accused

8. Confidentiality involving the release of your personal information

9. Express your opinions regarding the disposition of the case