Category Archives: Civil

5 Tips to Avoid a Defamation Claim

While it's impossible to completely avoid a defamation claim, there are many things you can do to make it harder for a successful defamation claim to be made against you. So what exactly is "defamation"? Defamation is officially defined as "the action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slander or libel." In the age…
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Settlement vs. Mediation vs. Arbitration – Understanding the Difference

Civil litigation refers to lawyer court work in the non-criminal stream of actions in law. Civil lawsuits arise out of disputes between people, businesses, or other entities. There are four basic steps to civil litigation: pleadings, discovery, trial, and appeal. However, there are alternatives to litigation, which can be costly and time-consuming. 3 Alternatives to…
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