Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates

Strengthening crime victim rights and improving victim services

Right to be Present

Right to Be Present

Who?
  • Victim
  • Survivor of a victim (7.69.020)
What?
  • Any hearing that the offender may attend (Article I - Section 35)
  • Sentencing (7.69.030)
If subpoenaed - the victim should be scheduled to testify as early as practical so as to be able to attend the remainder of the hearing (7.69.030)