Civil Litigation

What is Civil Litigation?

Civil litigation is a legal dispute between two or more parties that seek money damages or specific performance rather than criminal sanctions. A lawyer who specializes in civil litigation is known as a “litigator” or “trial lawyer.” Lawyers who practice civil litigation represent parties in trials, hearings, arbitration’s and mediation’s before administrative agencies, foreign tribunals and federal, state and local courts. The Law Offfice of Mark A. Reed is experienced in General Civil Litigation.

General civil litigation as the name implies, applies to a broad range of laws and the associated litigation of civil law. Civil law is designed to settle disputes between individuals, organizations, associations, business entities, etc. General civil litigation defines the legal status of each party without criminal action and usually includes some sort of compensation for the plaintiff. The plaintiff is the person that files a pleading or files a complaint against the defendant. A dispute or complaint is normally settled by a lawsuit in which the plaintiff seeks reimbursement for damages, reparations for a Breach of Contract, compensation for injuries, business disputes, or a host of other issues involving reward, punitive damages, or contract violations to be decided by civil court proceedings.

General civil litigation can be filed against individuals, groups, associations, business entities, organizations, companies, or government agencies. General civil litigation matters can involve economic restitution, compensation for an injured party, deterrence from future actions, or retribution for a wrong or wrongdoing. Read More About Lawsuit Process Here

The Law Office of Mark A. Reed has expansive knowledge of general civil litigation and can provide legal assistance and representation for the majority of litigation problems that may arise.