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Victim & Witness Assistance
Accessing the Courts
Find information about accessing the courts.
Harassment Restraining Orders
A victim of harassment (or parent or guardian of a minor victim) may seek a Harassment Restraining Order from the court. The order may be issued against a single individual or against an organization.
Know Your Rights
As a victim of a crime, you have guaranteed legal rights under Minnesota Statues 611A .
Offender Release Notification
Discover the different methods available to victims of crimes to be notified of offenders' releases.
Orders for Protection
Learn how you can file for an order for protection.
Reporting a Crime
If you have been the victim of or a witness to what you believe may be a crime, dial 911 and report the matter immediately.
Browse a list of helpful links to victim assistance and prevention resources.
Nova - Facility Dog
Nova Stearns County Attorney's Office Facility Dog
Did you suffer economic losses from a crime? You may be able to recover personal injury and/or out-of-pocket expenses.
Testifying in Court
As a witness, you may be unfamiliar with the procedures of a criminal hearing or trial. This resource is designed to provide guidelines in preparing for your testimony in court.
The Victim Assistance Coordinators in the County Attorney's Office provide services to crime victims.