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Victim Compensation

Reviewed October 2018

What is Victim Compensation?

Under Massachusetts' Victim Compensation law, a victim of violent crime, including domestic violence, can have some of her expenses paid by the state.

How can I learn more about Victim Compensation?

Read the Massachusetts Office of Attorney General's webpage Applying for Victims of Violent Crime Assistance.

Who to call for help

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You may be able to get free legal help from your local legal aid program. Or email a question about your own legal problem to a lawyer.

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