Victims' Counsel

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About Victims' Counsel

The Robins Air Force Base Office of the Victims’ Counsel delivers victim-centered advocacy that is comprehensive and independent to survivors of sexually-related offenses, domestic violence, and interpersonal violence.

A Victims’ Counsel is a Judge Advocate who is authorized to provide independent legal representation to  eligible victims of sexually-related offenses and domestic violence.  Additionally, a Victims’ Counsel is authorized to give limited legal assistance to eligible victims of interpersonal violence. A Victims’ Counsel’s  primary responsibility is to their client. The office also helps victims obtain  support and recovery resources.

•    What Victims' Counsel do for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence victims:
-    Provide confidential legal advice
-    Protect your rights and privacy interests
-    Advocate your voice & choice
-    Advise you on the investigation and prosecution process
-    Represent you in interviews, hearings, and military trials

•    What Victims' Counsel do for Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Harassment Victims:
-    Provide confidential legal advice

•    Who does the Victims' Counsel work for?  YOU!
-    Victims' Counsel do not work for anyone in your wing except you, and cannot be influenced by your or the offender’s chain of command
-    Victims' Counsel have an independent chain of command in Washington, DC

•    Contact SARC, FAP, VWAP Coordinator, or Legal Office to request a Victims' Counsel
-    Restricted reports:  Go to the Victims' Counsel, SARC, Victim Advocate, Chaplain, or Health Care provider to ensure the report remains restricted

Updated: August 18, 2023

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Contact Us

675 Seventh Street, Bldg. 707
Robins AFB, GA 31098
Comm: (478) 222-4146 / DSN:  472-4146

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