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Crime Victims
Local Victim Witness Advocate
You may contact the Seventh Judicial District Victim Witness Advocate:
  • Paula Eberling, Program Director/Victim Witness Advocate
  • Chilleen Devine, Victim Witness Advocate
  • 1201 West Holly, Suite 8
    Sidney, MT 59270
  • Phone: (406) 433-6725
    Cell: (406) 480-4676
    Fax: (406) 433-6726

The Criminal Justice System and You: An Informational Guide for Victims of Crime, produced by Montana Attorney General’s Office, Office of Victim Services, Revised November 2006. This 24-page booklet covers the following topics:

  • Your Rights
  • Victim Responsibilities
  • Montana Criminal Justice System
  • Order of Protection
  • V.I.N.E. (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)
  • Crime Victim Compensation (CVC)
  • Victim Services Programs
  • Victim Services Statewide

The Victim Witness Office has printed copies of this publication. You may stop by the office for a printed copy.

Laws on Treatment of Victims and Witnesses
Title 46, Chapter 24 of the Montana Code governs the treatment of victims and witnesses in criminal cases.

State and Federal Victim Services Offices
  • Office of Victim Services (Montana Department of Justice)
  • Office for Victims of Crime (U. S. Department of Justice)
  • FREE (Find Rescue Embrace Empower) Human Trafficking resources/services (406)529-6914
  • 4her North Dakota - Response and Intervention to End Human Trafficking http://4hernd.org/  (406) 844-0377 - National Hotline 888-373-7888

Other National Resources

Contact Us

Richland County Attorney
300 - 12th Northwest, Suite 7
Sidney, MT 59270

Ph:  (406) 433-2505
Fx:  (406) 433-9989

Richland County
201 W. Main
Sidney, MT 59270