Share this Post
Violation is a breach of a right, duty, or law.
California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)
Another definition of violation is the act of breaking, infringing, or transgressing the law.
National Center for State Courts. “Glossary of Commonly Used Court & Justice System Terminology”, Rev. 2/8/11 (2011)
A breach of statutory, regulatory, or case law that may render an individual subject to criminal prosecution.
Drogin, Eric Y., et al. Handbook of forensic assessment: Psychological and psychiatric perspectives. Vol. 209. John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Violation can be defined as an offense that carries no jail time but may be penalized by a fine not exceeding $500. A violation is not considered a crime.
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. “Women’s Legal Rights Handbook” (2015)