Interactive decision tree
Please use our interactive tool to understand more about the criminal and civil justice systems and how the two systems can interact. It outlines the main steps, and has been specifically created with the individuals and smaller business victim in mind.
Please carefully read about the main differences between the criminal and civil justice systems before using the decision tree.
Do you wish to pursue either criminal or civil proceedings or both simultaneously?
PURSUE BOTH SIMULTANEOUSLY
Read our factsheet on parallel sanctions for more information and seek professional legal advice.