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Going to Court - For Kids!

Victim Advocates


Victim Advocates
The person who tells the victim and the witnesses about the court and answers any questions they may have. You can also tell this person if you are afraid or worried about anything.

Contact Us

Prosecutor's Office

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Main Office
Criminal & Appeals Division

82 Ionia Avenue NW, Suite 450
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6710

(616) 632-6714

Christopher R. Becker
Prosecuting Attorney

James K. Benison
Senior Attorney, Appeals Division

Juvenile Division

82 Ionia Avenue NW, Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6658

(616) 632-6664

Vicki L. Seidl / Laura Clifton
Senior Attorney, Juvenile Division

Family Division

82 Ionia Avenue NW, Suite 425
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6645

(616) 632-6646

Mark A. Vermeer
Senior Attorney

Victim/Witness Unit

180 Ottawa Avenue NW, Suite 5400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-5400
Toll Free: (877) 451-8115
TDD: (616) 632-5404

(616) 632-5389

Rita Caruth
Victim/Witness Coordinator

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