Being a witness is an important role
You haven’t done anything wrong and you are not in trouble.
Being a witness means telling a judge or magistrate about the truth about what you saw or what you heard.
By reading the information below you will know a lot more about court and what it means to be a witness.
Things you might have done before reading this information
- you talked to the police about what you saw or what you heard for a police statement
- you saw a doctor
- you met your Child Witness Support Officer
- you talked to a counsellor
- you visited a court
You might have already talked to one or some of these people before. Now the court would like to hear about what happened.