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128 North 2nd Street, Room 329
Yakima, Washington 98901

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Criminal Division
Victim/Witness Assistance Unit

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
The Yakima County Courthouse closes to visitors at 4:00 p.m. every day,
but our offices in the Courthouse remain open
for another hour for telephone calls and other business.

This Unit:

  • Provides assistance to victims and witnesses in felony criminal cases
  • Provides basic crisis intervention to victims and witnesses
  • Provides referral information to victims and witnesses about resources and/or other agencies available to them
  • Provides information to victims/witnesses about hearing dates, trial dates, sentencing hearings and resolution of cases
  • Coordinates time for victims and witnesses to testify in pretrial and trial hearings
  • Assists with transportation/travel of witnesses to and from Court
  • Provides basic assistance to prosecutors in case preparation
  • Determines restitution in criminal cases
  • Assists law enforcement and child protective services in investigations of crimes against children
  • Provides training to law enforcement and child protective services in the area of crimes against children
  • Provides assistance to child victims/child witnesses throughout criminal investigations and criminal trials

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Updated December 14, 2012