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No. The Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office is committed to the goal of reducing the trauma associated with victimization. We, therefore, strive to assist all victims and witnesses, including homicide survivors, at no cost.
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Although most deaths caused by homicide are prosecuted, we offer continued support for the homicide survivor, regardless of the possibility of criminal prosecution. We are also available to provide the following additional services:
Since homicide survivors are not ordinarily involved (as witnesses) in the criminal prosecution, an Advocate will notify survivors of all Court proceedings, arrange a meeting with the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney handling the case, and arrange for someone to accompany them when they go to Court hearings.
The term "Homicide Victim" refers to one whose life has been taken intentionally or recklessly by another individual(s).
The term "Homicide Survivor" refers to individuals who had special ties with someone who was murdered. This can include immediate family, extended family, co-workers, or close friends of the homicide victim.