Victim Advocate

The Berkeley County Victim Advocate helps ensure that victims of crime receive fair and compassionate treatment throughout the judicial process.

Call the Victim Advocate if you:

  • Have questions about the status of your case.
  • Want information about the criminal justice system and what to expect in court.
  • Need referrals to community resources for medical, legal assistance, counseling, support, or other services.
  • Have questions about the return of property held as evidence.
  • Need someone to contact your employer or or school on your behalf to allow your appearance in court.
  • Want information about the Crime Victims Compensation Fund.
  • Have questions about restitution.
  • Have concerns for your personal safety.
  • Have changed your address or phone number.
  • In an emergency, or other crisis situation, call 911.

Victim Advocate: 
Cora Rutherford
Phone:    304-264-1971