Skip Navigation
The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

South Carolina Crime Victims Bill of Rights

LinksVictim's Responsibilities | Victim Services

· Be treated with fairness, respect, and dignity

· Be free from intimidation or harm throughout the criminal process

· Be Informed about victim’s rights

· Be reasonably informed about criminal proceedings

· Be informed when the accused is arrested, released, or escapes

· Confer with the prosecution before the case is heard in court

· Be present at criminal proceedings where the accused has the right to be present

· Be heard at proceedings affecting bond, bail, release, pleas, or sentencing

· Have reasonable access to documents relating to the crime before trial

· Receive restitution from the person (s) who committed the crime

· A reasonable, prompt and final conclusion of the case