Courthouse PALS

Courthouse PALS is a pilot partnership with Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office and various Sonoma County courts. PALS Courthouse Teams will provide emotional support and comfort to victims / witnesses of violent crimes before, during and at the conclusion of a trial.

Additional training for PALS advanced teams:

  • Meet with a witness before trial
  • Stay with them while they wait to testify
  • Accompany and stay with witness on stand or in the courtroom if appropriate
  • Comfort after court