In Florida, victims of crimes including child victims can apply for compensation of up to $50,000 from the government. Each incident and case is evaluated by the government on its own merits. If you or a family member has been the victim of a crime, you can contact your local county police department or state attorney’s office for information and application for Victim of Crimes Compensation. In Jacksonville Florida – Duval County, the contact information is located at the City of Jacksonville Web Site at Services for Crime Victims.
Chapter 960, Florida Statutes is the applicable law on point.