Double Jeopardy Violating Protective, Restraining Order?

A violation of the constitutional guarantee against double jeopardy can happen if one is prosecuted separately for a violation of a criminal protective order and a civil restraining order when the protected party in each order is the same person and the violation involves the same conduct.  However, the details of the violation and the conduct prosecuted can be separated so there is no double jeopardy, so a careful and close look at the two complaint is important.  To read more about this issue, please click on the following link –

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