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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 ASSERTION OF RIGHT

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )††††† TO PRIVACY AND REQUEST

vs.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† )††††† FOR IN CAMERA HEARING

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

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

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

 

(VICTIM), the Crime Victim, by and through undersigned counsel, hereby asserts the right to privacy and requests an in camera hearing 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 for Crime Victim

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MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES

 

I.†††††† STATEMENT OF FACT

[Type Statement of Fact for NOTICE OF ASSERTION OF RIGHT TO PRIVACY AND REQUEST FOR IN CAMERA HEARING here.]

II.†††† LAW AND ARGUMENT

The victim has a right not to divulge his or her address, phone numbers, place of employment or other locating information absent a court finding that a compelling need for the information exists. Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. 13-4434. Motions to ensure the privacy of the victim shall be heard in camera. Id.

Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. 13-4434 provides:

Beginning January 1, 1992, the victim has the right at any court proceeding not to testify regarding the victimís address, telephone numbers, place of employment or other locating information unless the victim consents or the court orders disclosure on finding that a compelling need for the information exists. A court proceeding on the motion shall be in camera.

See also Rule 39.10, Ariz. Rules of Crim. Prac.

To ensure the privacy rights of the victim, victimís counsel hereby requests that ______________________.

 

Respectfully submitted this _______ day of ________________, _____.

 

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

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