Category: Civil Litigation

Courthouse – Civil or Criminal Cases

Civil Lawsuits vs. Criminal Lawsuits: What’s the Difference?

  One of the most confusing parts about the legal system is understanding the difference between civil cases and criminal cases. Which circumstances qualify for civil lawsuits, and which are considered criminal lawsuits? What are some other differences you should know about? To help clarify the differences between civil and

What is the Difference between Personal Property and Real Property?

In civil litigation, when the lawsuit involves some type of property dispute or damage, there may need to be a distinction between personal property and real property. This is because personal and real property may be treated differently under civil laws, depending on whether or not the property is “movable.”

How long do I have to file a claim for property damage in California?

First things first, determining exactly how much time you have to file a property damage claim can be very difficult. This is because even if you know what type of property damage claim you want to submit, there may be facts about your case that change the amount of time

What You Should Do After a Car Accident Happens to You

In some auto accidents, a civil lawsuit is a distinct possibility – here’s what to do. The moments after a car accident are frightening, which can make it difficult to know what to do right after the accident occurs. Emotions are all over the place, and your thinking is not