Attorney General's
Office of Victim Assistance


Created on January 11,1988, the Attorney General's Office of Victim Assistance (AGOVA) was established to provide statewide assistance to victims of violent crime. The journey through the justice system can be traumatic, especially for victims of violent crime. AGOVA offers victims and victims' families a place they can turn to before and after their offender is sentenced.

AGOVA provides direct victim assistance and referrals for victims through its toll-free hotline, 1-800-626-7676. Some of the services provided are listed below. Click on topics for some of the information our office regularly provides to victims. Let us know if there is other information you would like to see on our website.

Services this Office Provides

AGOVA offers victims and victims' families a place they can turn to for answers before and after an offender is sentenced.  Our goal is to help victims understand the judicial process, advocate for their rights and maintain contact so they can be kept informed and updated on all matters pertaining to the case that has impacted their lives. Understanding your rights as a victim of crime is important for you and your family.

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Information Victims NEED TO KNOW

•    Victim Rights Brochure
•    The Death Penalty Appeals Process
•    Understanding Pardon and Parole
•    How To Protest Parole
•    Sex Offender Community Notification Law
•    Crime Counselor Confidentiality
•    Crime Victims' Rights
•    Victim's Rights at Execution
•    Criminal Appeal Notification
•    Alabama Crime Victims' Compensation Commission
•    Victims Links
•    ALABAMA CAN Website    

Frequently Asked Questions 

Office of Victim Assistance Contact Information

Office of Alabama Attorney General
Office of Victim Assistance
Phone: 334-242-7342
Toll Free: 1-800-626-7676
Fax: 334-353-8400

Physical Address:
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 300152
Montgomery, Alabama 36130