How to protect a victims identity during trial | Herman Law

How to protect a victims identity during trial

You know once we file under John Doe, Jane Doe, the courts will protect that confidentiality. I mean I have had occasions where defendants want to make a motion with the court but we fight those and we’ve been successful, very successful in fact we actually have law changed a couple years ago in Georgia, where a case where the defendant in the church was trying to expose and force a victim to use her name, and we appealed that and we created a new law in Georgia now, and so the victims can proceed under this pseudonym and not use their names.

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