After a disorderly conduct citation is paid, can any other charges or penalties be brought up from it?

Asked on June 15, 2009 under Criminal Law

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

It depends on the circumstances.  Typically, however, in a case such as this all offenses would be charged at the same time.  If there were going to be more criminal charges filed I think that you'd know by now.

As for a civil claim, that's a different matter.  If, for example, some property was destroyed as a result of your disorderly conduct a lawsuit for damages could be brought against you.  Again, without all of the facts it's hard to say.


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