Legal System

Legal System

Legal Advocacy: We’re with you, every step of the way

KCSARC’s Legal Advocacy team is the liaison between survivors and our criminal justice system. The Advocacy program assists survivors of sexual assault and their families as they navigate one of the most complex systems and processes they’ll ever face. KCSARC provides 90% of sexual assault legal advocacy services in King County, working across three different court systems and 39 police jurisdictions.

Statute of Limitations

UPDATE: Washington State's new law went into effect July 28, 2019. 

Making a Difference; Volunteering for CourtWatch

I started volunteering as a CourtWatch observer this past January, and it’s now something I look forward to doing every time my shift comes up—usually every other Friday afternoon at the Regional Justice Center in Kent. I observe sentencing hearings because those are what take place on Fridays.

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