Court Responsibilities

The Courts have the responsibility to:
*State on the record a victim objection about any motion that my substantially delay the prosecution prior to granting any delay that the objection was considered;
*Allow the victim to be heard at any court proceeding which involves a bond reduction or modification, the acceptance of a negotiated plea agreement, or the sentencing of any person accused or convicted of a crime against the victim;
*Determine the amount, if any, of restitution to be paid to a victim by any person convicted of a crime.