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Can I sue someone for damages if they were already found guilty in criminal court?

Can I sue someone for damages if they were already found guilty in criminal court? | Metnick, Levy & Dyson | Let Us Be Your Solution | 1-(800) MYATTORNEY | | 15300 Jog Road, Suite 103, Delray Beach, Florida 33446 | (561)498-9979 Yes. A civil claim is separate and distinct, from a criminal action. The fact that the person was found criminally guilty in the criminal action, may be able to be used against that person, later in the civil suit.