On November 6, 2018, the citizens of Florida approved an amendment to the State Constitution which preserved a specific set of clear, enforceable rights and protections for crime victims. These rights are commonly known as Marsy’s Law for Florida.
On January 8, 2019, with the enactment of Revision 1 of Article 1, Section 16, of the Florida Constitution, Section 960.001, Florida Statutes, provides legal rights established for crime victims as follow:
The Victim Witness Program wants to ensure that you are aware of these rights and will assist you along the way. You have a right to be informed of the court process and have input into the outcome of the case, through a Victim Impact Statement. We can assist you with this form.