Under Minnesota law, victims of crimes have certain rights. These rights include the right to be notified of certain court and correctional events, the right to participate in prosecution, the right to protection from harm and the right to apply for financial assistance. For more information, view the Crime Victims Rights (PDF) document.
Forms For Victims During The Prosecution
- Court Definitions (PDF)
- Explanation of Court Procedures (PDF)
- Victim Impact Statement (PDF)
- Affidavit of Restitution (PDF)
Rights After Prosecution
Minnesota Crime Victim's Reparations Board
The Crime Victims Reparations Board provides financial help to victims and their families for losses incurred as a result of the crime.
Visit the Minnesota Crime Victim's Reparations Board website for more information.
Committee Against Domestic Assault (CADA)
CADA is a nonprofit organization serving victims and survivors of relationship abuse and sexual violence throughout south-central Minnesota. They are based in Mankato and provide services in Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan Counties.
Visit the Committee Against Domestic Assault (CADA) website for more information.
Domestic Violence Support Group
As of January 2012, a volunteer support group for women of domestic violence is available in Sibley County, Sibley Women Against Violence (SWAV). This group is about connecting with other women who have shared your experience and to exchange helpful and healthy suggestions to move towards a safe, peaceful future. Onsite child care is also available. For the safety and protection of the attendees, the location, date and time of these meetings is confidential. For this information and any other questions you may have, please contact the Victim Witness Coordinator at the Sibley County Attorney's Office at 507-237-7425 or 507-479-0270 (cell phone). For more information or other resource numbers, view the Sibley Women Against Violence Support Group Flyer (PDF)!