Ann Arbor Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Ann Arbor

In Ann Arbor, Michigan, civil litigation involves a wide range of processes during which a court of law adjudicates legal disagreements which do not involve criminal offenses. Either public or private parties can be involved in civil litigation.

Courts in Ann Arbor, Michigan do not use civil litigation as a means to punish individuals for their wrongdoing, or to deter future bad actions.

Ann Arbor, Michigan civil litigation is instead designed to make sure that individuals who injure someone else due to intentional or negligent conduct are made to compensate their victims for the harm they caused. This compensation almost always takes the form of money. Other relief, such as injunctions, can also be made accessible under some circumstances, but this is rare.

Common subjects of civil litigation in Ann Arbor, Michigan

In Ann Arbor, Michigan, virtually anything can be the subject of civil litigating, since a legal wrong can happen in almost any context. However, there are a few areas in which civil litigation is specifically common in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Employment: Employers and employees have an interesting relationship in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It is sometimes combative, and can lead to civil litigation pretty quickly. Whenever an employee is alleging a violation of federal wage and hour laws, racial discrimination, or other violations of employment law, civil litigation is a serious possibility.

Personal Injury: When somebody is injured because of the carelessness of someone else, they usually are able to seek redress through the courts for their injuries. In Ann Arbor, Michigan, civil litigation is usually how individuals try to compel the person who injured them to provide compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, etc.

Family: In Ann Arbor, Michigan, the relationships between family members are never simple. So, it's not startling that conflict can arise between spouses. These conflicts most frequently have to do with divorce, child support, and child custody.

How Can a Ann Arbor, Michigan Lawyer Help?

In Ann Arbor, Michigan, civil litigation is rarely easy or simple. It also never occurs at a time that's convenient for anybody involved.

Therefore, it's a good idea to at least consult with a Ann Arbor, Michigan civil litigation attorney if you think that you might be involved in civil litigation in the near future.

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Life in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan is a city in Washtenaw County, of which it is also the county seat. Its current population is approximately 114,000 people, making it the sixth largest city in Michigan.

Ann Arbor was founded in 1824, and is perhaps best known for being the site of the University of Michigan. The University of Michigan is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in the United States, and is generally considered one of the "public ivies" - public universities which are considered to be on par with the universities in the Ivy League. The University of Michigan is particularly well known for its law school, which is one of the top 14 law schools in the country. This school has produced thousands of extremely accomplished Ann Arbor, Michigan lawyers.

And thanks to the presence of a large university, Ann Arbor, Michigan has largely been spared the economic woes that have affected the rest of the state. The university employs a large number of people, and provides local businesses with a large customer base.

If you live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and are in need of legal services, there's a very good chance that there's an Ann Arbor, Michigan attorney who can help you.

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