Being a victim of crime is a negative event that can happen to anyone during their lifetime. A crime can have physical, psychological, economic and social consequences on an individual. In addition, it is normal that participating in the criminal justice system may raises questions in your mind and makes you feel anxious and apprehensive.
If you have been a victim of crime or if you know someone who was, this website can help you.
Here you will find information on the criminal proceedings, your rights and the agencies that can support you.
Some of the information on this website has been intentionally simplified, so that it can be easily understood by the general public. This simplification does not affect the thoroughness and accuracy of the content. Owing to legislative changes and developments, different court practices and the fact that every case is different, it is advised that the information available on this website be complemented by the legal advice that is indispensable for each particular case. The content for this website was compiled by Associazione Libra Onlus as part of the INFOVICTIMS III project and was funded by the European Union’s Justice Programme (2014-2020). The content reflects Associazione Libra Onlus’ point of view and the European Commission cannot be held liable for any use of the information available on this website.
We hope you find this website useful and productive!