Lansing Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Lansing

In Lansing, Michigan, civil litigation involves a wide range of procedures 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.

Civil litigation courts in Lansing, Michigan serves a few purposes. However, it is not intended to place moral blame on people who have done wrong, or to punish them for their bad acts.

Rather, civil litigation in Lansing, Michigan primarily concerns itself with forcing the defendant, if they're found to be liable, to compensate the victim for the harm caused by their wrongdoing. This compensation almost always comes in the form of money, but it can also come in the form of a court order, compelling the defendant to do something, or stop doing something.

Common subjects of civil litigation in Lansing, Michigan

Virtually anything can be the subject of civil litigation in Lansing, Michigan. After all, a legal wrong can be committed in just about any situation imaginable. But, relatively few areas give rise to civil litigation most often in Lansing, Michigan.

Employment: The relationship between employers and employees leads to civil litigation in Lansing, Michigan with a good deal of frequency. For example, allegations of gender discrimination, failing to pay at least the minimum wage, and injuries suffered on the job can all lead to civil litigation.

Personal Injury: When somebody suffers an injury at the hands of someone else, they are legally entitled to compensation from the person who injured them. They usually seek this compensation through civil litigation in Lansing, Michigan courts. This compensation can come in a few different forms, such as money, or a court order compelling the defendant to do something (or stop something they're already doing), known as an "injunction." However, injunctive relief is only granted when no amount of monetary relief can adequately compensate the plaintiff.

Family: Family relationships in Lansing, Michigan can sometimes become pretty tumultuous, leading to civil litigation among family members. Civil litigation in the family context is most common between former spouses, and usually involves things like child custody, alimony, and child support.

How Can a Lansing, Michigan Lawyer Help?

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

So, consulting with a good Lansing, Michigan civil litigation attorney is never a bad idea, if you have reason to suspect that a case involving civil litigation is in your near future.

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Life in Lansing

Lansing, Michigan is the capital of the state of Michigan. It currently has a population of approximately 115,000 people, making it the 5th largest city in Michigan. It is located in Ingham and Eaton Counties.

Lansing, Michigan is home to the largest law school in the U.S. - Thomas M. Cooley School of Law. Many Lansing, Michigan attorneys went to this university, and returned to Lansing to practice. It is also home to the Michigan State University School of Law, which is ranked among the top 100 law schools in America, meaning that there are many prestigious lawyers practicing in Lansing, Michigan.

These universities are also among the largest employers in Lansing, Michigan, employing people in a wide range of professions, such as teaches and administrators, as well as custodial personnel.

If you live in Lansing, Michigan and need an attorney, there's an excellent chance that you'll be able to find the Lansing, Michigan lawyer who can help you with your legal issue.

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