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Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

  • Keep VAP and the Flint City Attorney updated as to your current address and telephone number, by submitting all address changes in writing.

  • The VAP will send you notice of all Court proceeding dates concerning your case.

  • The Flint City Attorney will offer you the opportunity to share your views regarding the disposition of the case before finalizing a plea agreement.

  • You have the right to attend all Court proceedings on your case.

  • A separate waiting area will be provided for you when you attend Court proceedings, if requested.

  • You have the right to make a verbal and./or written impact statement at the time of the Defendant's sentencing.

  • You have the right to restitution when appropriate.

  • You may be entitled to compensation through the State of Michigan's Victims Compensation Fund.
    The Flint City Attorney will notify you if your case is dismissed.

  • Contact the VAP to obtain further information about all of these rights and how you may effectively participate in the criminal court processing of your case.

  • Ask about your rights following the final disposition of your case.

This Program is funded by:
CVA Project No. 20431-12V07

Our Office

Sonya D. McLaurin, Victim Advocacy
Program Director

Tanisha R. Jones,
Direct Service Provider

Kristina D. Hill,
Casework Advocate

Phone: (810)
Fax: (810)
68th District Court
McCree Building
630 S. Saginaw St.
Flint, Michigan 48502

Business Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

City of Flint
© 12/20/2014