§ 46a-13b Office of the Victim Advocate established
§ 46a-13c Responsibilities of the Victim Advocate
§ 46a-13d Access to information. Rights and powers
§ 46a-13e Confidentiality of identity of complainant, identity of certain witnesses and other information. Limited disclosure authorized
§ 46a-13f Advisory committee established
§ 46a-13g Limitation re filing appearance for victim
§ 46a-13h Advisory committee established
§ 46a-13k Office of the Child Advocate established
§ 46a-13l Child Advocate’s duties. Child fatality review panel. Reports to the Governor and the General Assembly. Investigations
§ 46a-13m Access to information
§ 46a-13n Confidentiality of information
§ 46a-13o Representation of child. Judgments or settlements for compensation
§ 46a-13p Indemnification of employees and volunteers
§ 46a-13q Advisory committee established
§ 46a-13r Advisory committee; established; responsibilities
§ 46a-13s Causes and rates of child fatalities. Annual report

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 813a - Office of the Victim Advocate. Office of the Child Advocate

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • crime victim: means an individual who suffers direct or threatened physical, emotional or financial harm as a result of a crime and includes immediate family members of a minor, incompetent individual or homicide victim and a person designated by a homicide victim in accordance with §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1k
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.