August 31, 2005

Opinion questioning whether a defendant charged with criminal domestic violence, second offense, in magistrate’s court and an attorney filing a rule to show caase for the violation of an order of the protection in family court with reference to the same incident, can go forward or is proceeding on both a violation of the defendant’s fifth amendment double jeopardy rights.

Requested by: The Honorable Robert H. Benson, Sheriff, Chester County

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