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Your Constitutional Rights as a Victim of Violent Crime  

Daniel P. Rubinstein, District Attorney

  • 21st Judicial District
  • P.O. Box 20,000
  • Grand Junction, CO 81502-5031
  • (970) 244-1730

As a victim of violent crime, you have the constitutional right to be informed of certain information and court dates. These court hearings are listed below.

Violent crimes which apply are:

  • Murder, Manslaughter, Homicide
  • Vehicular Assault, Vehicular Homicide
  • Assault
  • Sexual Assault on an Adult or Child
  • Incest
  • Sexual Exploitation of Children
  • Menacing
  • Kidnaping
  • Robbery
  • Child Abuse
  • Crimes Against At Risk Adults
  • Crimes Involving Domestic Violence
  • Harassment by Stalking
  • Ethnic Intimidation
  • Careless Driving that results in the death of another person
  • Failure to stop at the scene of an accident that results in the death of another person
  • Retaliation against a witness or victim
  • Tampering with a witness or victim
  • Accessory to any of these crimes

Court Hearings Are

  • Filing Charges
  • Detention Hearing
  • Advisement Hearing
  • Bond Reduction
  • Preliminary Hearing
  • Disposition/Plea Hearing
  • Arraignment
  • Motions Hearing
  • Jury Trial/Court Trial
  • Sentencing
  • Modifications
  • Revocation

(Some of the above events may not occur in all cases.)

The Victim/Witness Assistance program can answer questions you may have or talk with you about your case. Please call: 970 244-1730

It is your responsibility to keep the DA's Office informed of your current address and phone number(s) at all times.


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