Welcome! This portion of the website was created as an informative guide for individuals seeking crime victims compensation. The Ohio Crime Victims Compensation Program is a state government program that provides innocent victims of violent crime and their families with up to $50,000 in financial assistance for certain out-of-pocket expenses resulting from a crime. The program is administered by the Ohio Attorney General with judicial review provided by the Ohio Court of Claims. For a more in-depth description of the Program, please visit the Ohio Attorney General's website.
Our frequently asked questions (FAQs) address most of the scenarios you might encounter, but we encourage you to contact us directly if you can't find what you need. In addition to the great how-to information, you will also find all the necessary forms, information about fees, and a glossary of common legal terms. We've even included some quick facts about what to expect when you come to court.