What is Civil Litigation?

Are you facing a civil lawsuit? Civil litigation is complex, and it can have a huge impact on your livelihood and business.

Civil law, is the branch of law that deals with legal disputes between parties outside of the criminal justice system. In this kind of case, one party – the plaintiff – makes a claim of wrongdoing by the defendant. Usually, the plaintiff is seeking monetary compensation, called damages, from the defendant. The plaintiff might also be seeking specific performance, that is, for the defendant to take action to honor a contractual duty to the plaintiff.

When you are facing a civil matter, it’s essential that you work with an experienced civil litigation lawyer you can trust. Whether you are a plaintiff or a defendant, the litigation process can seem overwhelming. House Packard McElderry, LLC helps clients navigate and simplify the litigation process. Call House Packard McElderry, LLC today to schedule an appointment to see if the Firm can help you with your civil litigation needs. (816) 381-9105