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Sexual Assault Prosecution: A Guide For Survivors

The prosecution process for sexual assaults can be intimidating and overwhelming. Our Sexual Assault Prosecution Guide for Survivors can help you through this process. This page highlights some important considerations covered in this guide. You can download both parts of this guide on the right hand of this page or by clicking here: Part One and Part Two.

What is the Sexual assault Prosecution: A guide for survivors?

The Sexual Assault Prosecution Guide for Survivors provides an overview of what to expect during court proceedings after someone is charged with sexual assault. This includes explaining the court processes, your involvement in the process, and more. Some of the things the guide explains includes:

  • Information about your case;
  • What happens during a trial;
  • Your role as a witness;
  • How evidence is handled in court;
  • Sentencing;
  • Legal Terms you may come across; and
  • Other resources and parts of court processes.

additional support

If you need additional support you can contact Sarah, Mandy, or Janet, our Legal Support Navigators, for more help at the following:

Call: 709-722-2805 or 1-833-722-2805
Text: 1-709-986-2811 or 1-709-986-2801 or 1-709-219-0672
Twitter: @Journey_NL

If and when you report to the police is your choice. The Journey Project will support you in any decision you make.