Kirkland Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Kirkland

Kirkland, Washington civil litigation is a means of resolving legal disputes that aren't criminal in nature. These disputes can involve private parties, government entities, or a combination of the two.

Courts in in Kirkland, Washington are not very concerned with punishing wrongdoers, or casting moral judgment.

Rather than punishing wrongdoers, civil litigation in Kirkland, Washington serves the purpose of compensating people when they have been injured, and can prove that another party bears sufficient fault to be held liable for the harm. Normally, this compensation comes in the form of money. However, there are other remedies, such as injunctions, which are available in some cases.

Common subjects of civil litigation in Kirkland, Washington

Virtually anything can be the subject of civil litigation in Kirkland, Washington. 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 Kirkland, Washington.

Employment: There are many different ways in which the employer / employee relationship can lead to civil litigation in Kirkland, Washington. They include violation of wage and hour laws, discrimination, and injuries suffered on the job.

Personal Injury: When an individual suffers a physical injury caused by the negligent or intentional conduct of another person, the law of Kirkland, Washington permits them to seek compensation from the person who caused the harm. Civil litigation is typically the best way to seek this compensation, if the person who injured you (as is often the case) is unwilling to voluntarily compensate you for the harm they caused. Typically, a court will order the defendant to pay the plaintiff money as compensation. When this is inadequate, other relief, such as injunctions, can be made available.

Family: Family relationships in Kirkland, Washington can be very complicated, which can lead to discord. From this, civil litigation can sometimes arise. It typically occurs between spouses (or formers spouses), and frequently concerns issues such as child support, spousal support, and custody of children.

How Can a Kirkland, Washington Lawyer Help?

In Kirkland, Washington, civil litigation issues can be extremely intricate and convoluted. Additionally, people are rarely faced with the prospect of civil litigation when they were expecting it.

So, it's always prudent to seek the counsel of a Kirkland, Washington lawyer who specialized in civil litigation, if it looks like you're going to be involved in civil litigation any time soon.

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Life in Kirkland

Kirkland, Washington is a suburb of Seattle, and is located in King County. It has a population of approximately 47,000 people. However, in June of 2011, Kirkland will annex some surrounding unincorporated territory, adding approximately 33,000 residents.

Kirkland was first settled by Peter Kirk in 1886. Kirk saw that the area would be a good location for many industries, including steel production and shipping. Because Kirkland is situated near Lake Washington, which, thanks to the Lake Washington Ship Canal, is directly connected to the Pacific Ocean, it is extremely valuable as an inland harbor.

Kirkland is currently home to several entertainment companies, as well as several software companies, particularly those that specialize in the development of video games. This is a rapidly-growing section of the entertainment industry, and large game companies attract many talented, highly-trained professionals, including programmers, visual artists, and voice actors. As a result, Kirkland is in pretty good economic shape, with just over 5% of the population living below the poverty line, and a median family income of over ,000.

If you live in Kirkland, Washington or the surrounding areas, and need legal services, you're in luck. There are many Kirkland, Washington lawyers who are able to help you with whatever legal issue you may be facing.

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