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Attorney for Crime Victim

Arizona Voice for Crime Victims

IN THE (COURT) COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA

IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF (COUNTY)

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STATE OF ARIZONA,†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )†††††††† No. CR (CASE NUMBER)

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Plaintiff,†††††††††††††††††††††††††† )†††††††† NOTICE OF DESIGNATED

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )†††††††† SUPPORT PERSON FOR VICTIM

vs.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )†††††††† DURING TRIAL TESTIMONY

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(DEFENDANT)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )††††††††

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Defendant,†††††††††††††††††††††† )†††††††† (Assigned to the Honorable (Judge)

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (VICTIM)†††††††††††††††††††††† )††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Crime Victim†††††††††††††††††† )

 

(VICTIM), the Crime Victim, by and through undersigned counsel, hereby provides notice of the designated support person for the victim, who will sit during the trial testimony of the Crime Victim based on the legal authority and the reasons set forth in the attached Memorandum of Points and Authorities.

 

Respectfully submitted this _______ day of ________________, _____.

 

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (ATTORNEY) (BAR ID)

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Attorney for Crime Victim

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Arizona Voice for Crime Victims


 


MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES

 

I.††††††††† STATEMENT OF FACT

[Type Statement of Fact for NOTICE OF DESIGNATED SUPPORT PERSON FOR VICTIM DURING TRIAL TESTIMONY here.]

II.††††††† LAW AND ARGUMENT

The Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure give the crime victim the right to name an appropriate support person. Arizona Rule of Criminal Procedure 39(b)(9) provides that the victim has:

The right to name an appropriate support person, including a victimís caseworker, to accompany the victim at any interview, deposition, or court proceeding, except where such support personís testimony is required in the case.

The support person named by the victim is (SUPPORT PERSON). He (or she, as appropriate) is an appropriate support person because (REASON).

III.†††††† CONCLUSION

[Type conclusion here]

Respectfully submitted this _______ day of ________________, _____.

 

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (ATTORNEY)

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Attorney for Crime Victim

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