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A civil action is a lawsuit brought to court in order to receive damages or to recover a right. Civil litigation usually involves disputes of private law issues between individuals and/or businesses.

A civil litigation lawsuit is started as soon as the plaintiff files a written complaint. The defendant will then respond and deliver a written "answer" to the complaint in order to make any kind of plea.

After the answer is filed the parties engage in the "discovery" process. At this point the parties will learn about all the facts involved in the case in order to prepare the trial. The discovery process includes witness questioning and answering, the exchange of documents, as well as written questions.

Possible civil litigation lawsuits include, but are not limited to:

  • Tort claims

  • Neighbor disputes

  • Loan repayment and negotiation

  • Landlord / Tenant issues

  • Co-ownership of real estate issues

  • Employee discrimination claims

  • General civil claims

  • Miscellaneous

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Whether you are entering the civil litigation lawsuit as the plaintiff or the defendant, it is important to have a qualified and specialized civil litigation lawyer by your side. Please give us a call.

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