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


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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