Monroe Civil Litigation Attorneys
What exactly is “civil litigation?” This refers to a legal dispute between two or more parties regarding monetary damages, liability, or some other civil relief, such as a court order to do or refrain from some action (an injunction). If you are thinking of pursuing a lawsuit or have received a summons and complaint, it’s important to have a seasoned civil litigation attorney on your side, who can inform you of the relevant laws that apply to your case and represent you in and out of the courtroom.
Our team at Leitner, Bragg & Griffin, PLLC has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses on both sides of civil lawsuits—whether they’re the ones filing the lawsuit (the plaintiff) or defending themselves against one (the defendant). As effective negotiators, litigators, and advocates, you can be sure that our lawyers are equipped to help you resolve your case and respond to any new developments.
Contact our office to discuss your case with our Monroe civil litigation lawyers.
Civil Litigation in Union Country
Depositions and Written Discovery
The civil litigation process begins with one party filing a complaint. Afterward, the defendant will receive a summons explaining the plaintiff’s accusations. Then there will be many months of discovery, in which each side can investigate the case. An essential component of the discovery phase is the opportunity to submit written requests for documentation, evidence, and answers from the other party. This is known as “written discovery.” Another discovery device is deposition. Either party may request a deposition in order to obtain truthful testimony from a witness, outside the confines of the courtroom. Our lawyers are able to help their clients negotiate settlements before going to court based on the evidence they uncover through written discovery and deposition.
Common Civil Litigation Matters
Civil litigation can help solve a variety of debt collection disputes. If someone owes you a debt or a debt collector files a complaint against you to collect an outstanding debt, it’s important that you take appropriate legal action. You can dispute amounts, collection history, and the validity of the debt itself through civil litigation.
Business agreements and commercial transactions between two parties often come with the risk that the other party will not fulfill their promises. If your business is considering or facing litigation, it’s essential that you have a clear understanding of your responsibilities and accepted liabilities. We can help you conduct an early investigation of the situation, identify risks and legal responsibilities, and pursue a settlement or litigate your case in court.
Breach of Contract
Contracts are legally binding agreements made between two individuals or commercial entities. When entering into a contract, both sides exchange promises, liabilities, and some sort of value, asset, or interest. If one party violates one or more terms of a contract, such as failing to fulfill their promises, they can be sued for breach of contract.
Local Government Laws
Increasingly, individuals and organizations require representation related to civil matters concerning local government laws or involving local government entities. Whether you are dealing with a civil litigation matter involving a tort claim, zoning dispute, tax issue, ordinance rule, or some other matter, we invite you to partner with our office.
Proven Civil Litigators Serving Monroe and Surrounding Areas
At Leitner, Bragg & Griffin, we know that civil litigation can be complicated, expensive, and time-consuming. We are sensitive to your needs and will work with you to develop a legal strategy that helps you resolve your case in a time-efficient manner and saves you money in the long run. We can help you conduct written discovery and depositions, as well as negotiate an out-of-court settlement or pursue litigation, whichever your situation calls for. Our team will make sure to keep you updated at each stage of the process and help you evaluate your options for moving forward.
If you are facing a civil dispute in Union, Mecklenburg, Anson, Stanly, or Cabarrus County, our Monroe civil litigation lawyers are here for you. Call us today at (704) 447-7473.
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