If you are in danger right now, call 911 or go to the police.
A crime victim is a person who has suffered harm because a crime was committed. If you believe that you are a victim of a crime, whether or not you have made a police report, you may be eligible for legal help if you have legal problems because of the crime. Here are examples of crimes our clients have experienced:
- domestic violence and stalking
- abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable adult
- sexual violence or exploitation
- theft, fraud or identity theft
- property damage
The Vermont state statutes list most crimes under V.S.A. Title 13.