Sexual assault: continue years after

  A victim of sexual assault may need time to become fully aware of what happened to him. And it sometimes takes several years to find the courage to act. The delays vary according to the type of pursuit. Make a criminal complaint Sexual assault is a crime. As with other crimes, it is possible […]

Applying to the Victims of Crime Compensation Program

In Quebec, the government’s Victims of Crime Compensation (IVAC) program allows some victims to receive services or financial compensation. Here are the main steps in the process of making a request.   To qualify To be compensated, you must meet specific criteria. Make sure you qualify before proceeding.   Fill out the form and provide […]

Testifying as a victim in a lawsuit

When you are a victim of crime in the Canadian justice system, you are not always called to testify at the trial. However, the prosecutor may find it necessary to do so to show that the accused committed the crime. Here are the steps to plan.   The summons requires to testify A victim of […]