Civil Litigation

Litigation concerns all lawsuits, cases or disputes other than criminal that are brought before a civil court. Types of lawsuits involved include:

  • class action suits
  • complex litigation
  • contract disputes
  • real estate or property disputes
  • equity issues
  • constitutional issues
  • review of administrative agency decisions
  • tort claims (civil wrongs or negligence actions)

Legal issues include jurisdiction (authority of the court to hear the dispute), application or court rules and trial procedures, post-trial motions and appellate review.