What is a Victim Impact Statement (VIS)?

Crime affects everyone in a different way. Additionally, many people have varying desires for punishment for the defendant. A VIS is your chance to tell the judge in your case how the crime has affected you and what you think should happen to the defendant.

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1. What is a Victim Impact Statement (VIS)?
2. How do I make a VIS?
3. What should I say?
4. Can someone else speak for me?
5. What if I don't want to make a VIS?
6. What happens to my VIS after sentencing?