Kentucky Crime Victim's Compensation Board
Kentucky's Crime Victims Compensation Board assists well in excess of 1,000 victims per year. The funds are available to victims that were injured or deceased victim’s family member. This assistance is in the form of direct payments to medical providers, funeral homes, mental health professionals, or reimbursements for these types of expenses incurred by victims or those legally responsible for those expenses. You can learn more about the CVCB on their website, or by downloading this helpful brochure here: English or Español
Kentucky Crime Victim's Bill of Rights Handbook
Want to know what your rights are as a crime victim in Kentucky? The Office of the Attorney General is providing this handbook to you so that you can be educated on the role and responsibility of the local law enforcement, prosecutor, victim advocate, defense attorney, and Attorney General's Office.
Victim's Impact Statement
Crime Victims have the opportunity to submit a victim impact statement to describe how the crime has affected them or others close to them physically, emotionally or financially. The victim impact statement shall be considered by the court prior to any decision on the sentencing or release, including shock probation of the defendant. (KRS 421.520) This form should be completed by an adult.