Everything You Need to Know About a Civil Law Attorney

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If you need to hire a lawyer, but you’re not sure what type of attorney is right for you, you are not alone. It can be confusing choosing an appropriate attorney for your situation. If you are dealing with a situation with civil law, you should consult with a civil law attorney. Here’s everything you need to know about a civil law attorney.

You can expect your civil law attorney

  • What is a Civil Law Attorney? – A civil law attorney, also known as a litigator, is an attorney who deals with civil lawsuits in court. Civil lawsuits typically have to do with the law pertaining to recovering money or property, family, employment, real estate, personal injury, business, immigration, etc.
  • When Do You Need a Civil Law Attorney? – If you are dealing with a situation where you are being sued or you want to sue someone, you need to consult with a civil law attorney. A civil law attorney will address your situation, determine if you have a legitimate case, and then take appropriate action.
  • What to Expect – You can expect your civil law attorney to do the following: conduct interviews to build your case, conduct depositions, file motions and documents, make discovery plans, hire an expert witness if it’s necessary for the case, handle settlement negotiations, and present your case to a judge and/or a jury.
  • Cost  – The cost of any attorney depends on their level of experience, the difficulty of your case, and the time it will take to complete your case. Commonly, attorneys are paid by the hour. However, it is also common to pay your lawyer through a contingency, which means they take a certain percentage of your compensation if you win.

We hope this information has brought you the basic information on hiring a civil law attorney. If you have any questions regarding civil law attorneys and the services we provide, please contact us at James M. Snow Law today.