P.O. Box 732
Grayson County Courthouse, Third Floor
Independence, VA 24348
Local Phone: (276)773-2553
Director: Antonina Marino
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Serving Grayson County and West Galax
The Victim/Witness Program helps insure that crime victims and witnesses receive fair and compassionate treatment while participating in the Criminal Justice System. The Victim/Witness Director can provide information on the specific rights of a crime victim and witness per the Virginia’s Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act ; make referrals to community service agencies for counseling or other assistance to victims; assist in preparing a victim compensation form; explain court procedures and/or a tour of the courtroom before a person has to testify; explain how to obtain protection and protective orders; provide a separate waiting area during court proceedings; determine the amount of restitution; and other services as needed.