When two or more parties find themselves in a legal dispute seeking money or other specific performance as opposed to criminal sanctions, civil litigation is the answer. In a civil matter you present your case before a judge, jury or mediator.
A lawyer who specializes in civil litigation is known as a “litigator” or a “trial lawyer.” Here at Musgrove Drutz Kack & Flack, PCwe represent clients across a broad spectrum of associated proceedings, including pretrial hearings and depositions, as well as arbitration or mediation before administrative agencies or court personnel.
Arbitration and mediation are processes that attempt to guide the parties toward settlement without the time and expense of going to court.
Civil litigation encompasses a broad range of disputes, and litigators generally specialize in one or two specific practice areas. Several common areas include: