Office of the State Attorney
Michael J. Satz, State Attorney
17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County FL
Seventeenth Judicial Circuit
State Attorney’s Office
Victim/Witness Liaison Office
954-831-6205 or 954 831 6202
The Victim/Witness Liaison Office was created to serve the needs of those victims and
witnesses who are called upon to testify in criminal court cases.
If you are a victim or witness of a criminal case filed here in Broward County you may
receive a subpoena to appear in Court. Your subpoena will provide you with information
about the case, advise you what time and where the court hearing will be held and assist
you in receiving your witness fee. Save your subpoena and bring it with you if you must
appear in Court.
The Victim/Witness Liaison Office can help by …
Providing complimentary parking in the Witness/Juror parking garage located on the
northeast corner of 3rd Avenue and 6th Street for those witnesses who have been
requested to appear at the Broward County Courthouse (201 SE 6th Street, Ft.
Lauderdale, FL 33301). Follow the signs for the witness/juror parking garage. Once
parked and cleared security, take your ticket to the Witness Liaison office (Rm 478) for
validation prior to your scheduled court appearance.
Placing the victim/witness on telephone standby to avoid unnecessary courtroom
appearances if so designated by the Court.
Assisting victim/witnesses in solving problems caused by the necessity of court
Providing personal escort services for the victim/witness upon their arrival at the
courthouse if needed.
Providing information about various social service agencies which may be available to the
victim in Broward County.
Expediting the return of stolen property of victims of crime if approved by the Court.
Notifying the victim/witness of the outcome of the case.
Providing qualified victim/witness coordinators to answer questions and explain
courtroom procedures the victim or witness may have.
If you have a disability requiring special accommodation, please call the telephone
number on your subpoena five business days prior to your court appearance.
If you are hearing impaired, you may call via Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response
to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.