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Does that mean that the guilty person will not go to jail?

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Does that mean that the guilty person will not go to jail?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Thelawman2 replied 2 months ago.

It only means that the person who is found guilty will not go to jail because of that civil lawsuit.

For the person to go to jail, there would have to be a separate criminal proceeding brought by the district attorney.