Civil Litigation lawyer

No one enjoys going to court.

However, it’s a sad fact of business today that if you are going to be in business, at some point, you will probably find yourself involved in litigation. For this reason, it helps to know the basic stages of Civil Litigation Law.

It’s first important to understand the difference between civil and criminal litigation. In criminal cases, charges are brought against someone by the government (federal, state or local) for the violation of a law. Possible penalties involve jail time or fines. However, in a civil case, the only possible remedies are financial (or, possibly, orders to do or not do something.) READ MORE