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Wyoming Victim Bill of Rights

  • The right to be treated with compassion, respect and sensitivity within the criminal justice system.
  • The right to know the whereabouts of the defendant and the current status of the case.
  • The right to receive restitution from offenders.
  • The right to know all rights under this law including information about services and victim assistance at the local level.
  • The right to know about victim compensation.
  • The right to reasonable protection and safety and the right to know of legal recourse if threatened.
  • The right to prompt return of property.
  • The right to preservation of employment while participating in the criminal justice system.
  • The right to be informed about the opportunity to make a victim impact statement at sentencing and parole hearings.
  • The right to be present at trial.