General Crime Victim Resources

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Overview

The Office of the City Attorney is committed to assisting victims of crime in accordance with California law. 

FAQs

I have been the victim of a crime, now what?

I suffered monetary damages. How long will it take to get restitution?

The defendant was ordered to pay me but has not made payments or has stopped making payments. What can I do? 

What if the case is dismissed or charges were not filed?

How do I obtain a copy of the police report?

I need a restraining order. Where do I start?

Does a restitution order ever expire?

What types of losses are covered by a restitution order?

Do I need to appear in court?

What is Court Collections' role?

Important Resources