Civil litigation

Civil litigation is a legal process in which criminal charges and penalties are not at issue. When two or more parties become embroiled in such a non-criminal legal dispute, the case is presented at a trial where plaintiffs seek compensation or other damages from defendants.
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Small claims and a court hearing

If your small claims procedure case cannot be resolved it may be referred for a hearing in the District Court.

Taking a civil case

An introduction to the issues and procedures involved in a civil case?

Negligence and compensation in a civil case

An outline of the concepts of negligence and compensation in civil cases is presented.

Representation in court

When do you require legal representation and who represents you in court?

Legal fees and costs for civil cases

Explains what fees and costs means in a civil case.

Settlement of Claims

This document describes how claims are settled in civil cases.

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