Q: Is there a cost to attend a Westchester County Victim Impact Panel?
Yes. There is a non-refundable $100 Accepted forms of payment: debit or credit card using the GovPayNow website, in advance only. No cash or credit payments accepted in person.

Q: How long does the panel last?
A: Panels routinely last approximately two and one half hours.

Q: Will I be breathalyzed upon entering the panel location?
A: Yes. Everyone attending the Victim Impact Panel will be breathalyzed after entering the auditorium and re-entry into the room. Anyone testing positive will be denied entry to the panel room and forfeit payment.

Q: Can I pay online or by phone?
A: Yes. Telephone/online payments can be made at the GovPayNow website or
call (888) 604-7888 and pay the required fee using code PLC# 7370. It is recommended you print the receipt and bring it with you to registration.

Q: How do I verify to the Court that I attended?
A: At the end of the panel you will receive a non-replaceable certificate verifying your attendance. You are responsible for your certificate; no duplicates will be issued.

Q: What happens if I lose my certificate?
A: If you lose your certificate you must attend another Victim Impact Panel and pay the fee again. There are no exceptions.

Q: What if I don’t have the money, can I still attend the panel?
A: No. The fee must be paid in full online and in advance; partial payments are not accepted.

Victim Impact Panels in Westchester County are sponsored by: The Westchester County Probation Department, The Westchester County STOP DWI Program and the Westchester County Chapter of Mothers against Drunk Driving.

DWI is a serious crime. Please don’t drink and drive.