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Can an individual be charged twice for 1 incident?

Today in the mail I received two tickets for the same charge. I am unsure if the ticket was simply sent twice, or if I am actually being ticketed for two times for the same charge. Is it legal to ticket someone twice for one crime?

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    Craig Andersen | Andersen Law PLLC
    10000 NE 7th Ave Suite 330B
    Vancouver, WA 98685
    (360) 397-0111
    What is the RCW number on each citation? They may be two different charges.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 4/8/2013
    Mel Dunn | Mel Dunn
    100 N. Center
    Casper, WY 82601
    (307) 267-7758
    What are the charges?
    Answer Applies to: Wyoming - Replied: 4/8/2013
    Joseph I. Silverzweig | Midway Law
    150 N Main Street
    Heber City, UT 84032
    (435) 659-7380
    The U.S. Constitution prohibits 'double jeopardy', which means being charged of the same crime twice. My guess is that this was a clerical error, but you should move to dismiss these charges at court for violating your rights, or ask the prosecutor in charge of them to dismiss one.
    Answer Applies to: Utah - Replied: 4/8/2013
    James A Schoenberger | Law Office of James A Schoenberger
    1008 Yakima Ave Ste 201
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 444-3111
    Nope, that would violate double jeopardy.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 4/8/2013
    B. L. Conway | Conway Law Pllc.
    165 West Main
    Abingdon, VA 24210
    (800) 482-5297
    Good Question: Probably a clerical error No Double Jeopardy in America.
    Answer Applies to: Virginia - Replied: 4/8/2013
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