The victims may be notified of the opportunity to receive the notices provided by this article by means of adding a paragraph to the information contained on subpoena forms which are used in subpoenaing victims as material witnesses to any court proceedings resulting from the perpetration of the crime in which the victim was involved.
(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1048, Sec. 1.)
Terms Used In California Penal Code 11157
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- victim: means any person alleged or found, upon the record, to have sustained physical or financial injury to person or property as a direct result of the crime charged. See California Penal Code 11158