How to Apply for Compensation
Victims or their representatives can apply for compensation by filing a Declaration of Eligibility Form with the Crime Victims' Compensation Board.
- Victims or their representatives can apply for compensation by filing a Declaration of Eligibility Form with the Crime Victims' Compensation Board. The form is available in the Finney County Attorney's Office or by contacting the Crime Victims' Compensation Board in Topeka, KS at (785) 296-2359.
- Plea hearings may be scheduled if plea negotiations have been pursued by the County Attorney's Office.
- If you are seeking restitution for damages you must submit proof of loss to the Victim / Witness Coordinator.
- Notices of all hearings will be sent to victims if we have current addresses. It is not required that you attend all hearings unless you have a subpoena.
We Need Your Assistance
As a victim or witness of a crime, your assistance is vital to our system of criminal justice. This system is absolutely dependent upon your cooperation. Without your help in reporting and testifying about crime, it would not be possible to successfully prosecute criminals. Crime is a community concern, and only through a cooperative effort can we make our community the best that it can be.
Susan H. Richmeier, Finney County Attorney
Denice Kitch, Victim / Witness Coordinator