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What is Civil Litigation In Texas?


Civil litigation is any litigation other than criminal litigation.

What Is The Difference Between Civil And Commercial Litigation?

Commercial litigation is a subcategory of civil litigation.

What Types Of Civil Litigation Cases Does Your Firm Handle? 

The Dwyer law firm handles civil litigation cases such as business v. business disputes, employer-employee disputes (non-compete clause, and other employer-employee disputes), breach of contract, and real estate disputes

Who Are “Plaintiffs” And “Defendants” In These Cases? Who Do You Represent In These Cases?

The party designated as plaintiff is the party bringing the suit. In the trial of the matter, they get to go first and make it to go last. The defendant is the party against whom suit is brought and from whom either money is being requested or some other type of relief is being requested.

What Do I Do If I Am Served With A Complaint? 

A written answer to a suit must be filed on the first Monday after 20 days after getting served. If a person gets served in a tort action, car accident or some other kind of injury, accident, and if the person has auto insurance or some other kind of liability insurance, send the paperwork to your insurance company. Whether the insurance company assists or not, the answer still has to be filed. The first Monday after 20 days after getting served.

Can I Represent Myself? 

That a person can always represent themselves in a civil suit. It is never recommended, especially when there is an attorney representing the other party.

What Is The Statute Of Limitations On Civil Litigation Cases? 

The statute limitations on civil litigation cases depends on the type of case. For tort cases, car accidents and other injury cases, the statute limitations is 2 years from the date of the accident/injury. For all other cases, like contract cases the statute limitations is 4 years from the actions giving rise to the complaint.

What Are The General Stages Of Litigation?

Once a defendant has been served with a lawsuit, they must file an answer. The discovery process begins at that point. The discovery process means that the parties can exchange written requests to discover more factual information that would support their claims or defenses. Courts typically require all cases go to mediation before trial. If the court does not require mediation, the parties may agree to go to mediation. If the case does not settle at mediation, the case will go to trial.

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