S 871 IS
Counsel shall include the provision of legal ad-
vice and assistance to a victim in connection
with criminal and civil legal matters related to
the sexual assault committed against the victim,
including the following:
(i) Legal advice and assistance re-
garding criminal liability of the victim.
(ii) Legal advice and assistance re-
garding the victim’s responsibility to tes-
tify, and other duties to the court.
(iii) Legal advice regarding the poten-
tial for civil litigation against other parties
(other than the Department of Defense).
(iv) Legal advice regarding any pro-
ceedings of the military justice process
which the victim may observe.
(v) Legal advice and assistance re-
garding any proceeding of the military jus-
tice process in which the victim may par-
ticipate as a witness or other party.
(vi) Legal advice and assistance re-
garding available military or civilian re-
straining or protective orders.
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