Victim Services

Victim Rights & Marsy’s Law


About Marsy’s Law

On November 6, 2018 the citizens of Florida approved an amendment to the State Constitution which preserved a specific set of clear, enforceable rights and protections for crime victims. These rights are commonly known as Marsy’s Law for Florida. 

Florida Statutes 960 Victim Assistance CLICK HERE

Florida Statutes 914 Witness; Criminal Proceedings CLICK HERE

All rights afforded by the constitution are enforceable pursuant to Article  1, section 16, Florida Constitution CLICK HERE

You may waive your rights regarding notification of any proceedings and request to be notified only when your attendance is required at a proceeding.  If you choose to waive those rights, please contact the Assistant State Attorney or Victim Witness Specialist assigned to your case. 

The Office of the State Attorney is committed to protecting the rights of victims and ensuring all victims and their families are treated with dignity and respect. If you have questions regarding your rights, please contact any Victim Witness Specialist in our office.