What should I know before I testify?
Testifying in court can be intimidating. First and foremost, always remember to tell the truth. it is also helpful if you contact the prosecutor to discuss the case before court. For more basic tips on testifying, call the Victim-Witness Assistance Program at 757-890-3402 or view our tips on testifying (PDF).

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1. What cases does the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office prosecute?
2. How do I find out information about a case?
3. Can I drop charges?
4. What should I do if I receive a subpoena for court and I have a conflict with the court date?
5. What should I know before I testify?
6. What is a preliminary hearing?
7. Can children be subpoenaed to testify in court?
8. I can't identify the defendant. Why did I receive a subpoena?
9. What should I do if the defendant's attorney contacts me?
10. What happens if someone threatens me to drop the charges or not testify?