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Connecticut Public Acts

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch Office of Victim Services (Espaņol)

Office of the Victim Advocate

CT Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN)

CT SAVIN is a free, confidential service that provides crime victims and their family members, victim advocates, and members of the community free and confidential notification of court related events. The Connecticut Judicial Branch provides this toll-free, automated notification service.

CT Department of Correction

Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles

OLR Research Reports - Office of Legislative Research:

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Connecticut General Statutes

Selected statutes:

Chapter 1 - Construction of Statutes

  • Sec. 1-1k. "Victim of crime", "crime victim", defined.

Chapter 968 - Victim Services

Chapter 813a - Office of the Victim Advocate

Chapter 961 - Trial and Proceedings After Conviction

  • Sec. 54-126a. Testimony of crime victim at parole hearing.

  • Sec. 54-130d. Testimony of crime victim at session of board. Notification of Office of Victim Services of board's action.

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Connecticut Judicial Branch Court Forms

Victim Services Court Forms (14 Forms)


Selected forms: 

JD-VS-003 Notice of Application
JD-VS-005 Confidential Request for Notification of Status of Inmate
JD-VS-008PI Personal Injury Compensation - Application
JD-VS-008SB Survivor Benefits - Application
JD-VS-029 Frequently Asked Questions Review Sheet


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