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CITY OF KEARNEY
18 East 22nd St.
Kearney, Nebraska 68847
Ph: (308) 233-3215
Rights of Victims & Witnesses
Overview
Upon request, you have the right to:
  • Be notified of all court proceedings, case status and final case disposition.
  • Have court hearings and procedures explained to you.
  • Be notified of the release or escape from custody of the defendant, if it is a felony case.
  • Be free from intimidation.
  • Information on application for witness fees, restitution and compensation.
  • Be told of financial assistance and social services available.
  • Transportation to court proceedings, and a secure waiting area at those proceedings.
  • Complete a Victim Impact Statement for use in court before sentencing.
  • Prompt return of personal property when no longer needed as evidence.
  • To all of the above rights if you are a family member of a homicide victim.

Please contact the Victim/Witness Unit for information about your case or to request any of the above services. The Victim/Witness Unit also provides counseling and educational materials for the victim and educational programs for community groups and schools.

"We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national original, religion, sex, disability, and age in the delivery of services."