Kenosha Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Kenosha

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

In Kenosha, Wisconsin, the purpose of civil litigation is not punishment or retribution for the wrongdoer, or to deter future wrongdoing.

Rather, civil litigation in Kenosha, Wisconsin mainly 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 Kenosha, Wisconsin

There are many different contexts in which civil litigation can arise in Kenosha, Wisconsin. After all, people seem quite creative at finding ways to wrong each other. However, only a few contexts lead to civil litigation in Kenosha, Wisconsin with significant frequency.

Employment: Employers and employees have an interesting relationship in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 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 an individual suffers a physical injury caused by the negligent or intentional conduct of another person, the law of Kenosha, Wisconsin allows them to seek compensation from the person who caused the harm. Civil litigation is usually 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. Usually, 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 Kenosha, Wisconsin can be very complicated, which can lead to discord. From this, civil litigation can sometimes arise. It usually occurs between spouses (or formers spouses), and often concerns issues such as child support, spousal support, and custody of children.

How Can a Kenosha, Wisconsin Lawyer Help?

In Kenosha, Wisconsin, civil litigation issues can be extremely complicated and convoluted. Also, people are rarely faced with the prospect of civil litigation when they were expecting it.

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

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Life in Kenosha

Kenosha is located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. It's population was 99,218 as of 2011. It is a well-recognized city in Wisconsin because it is the fourth largest city in the state. Surrounding areas include Chicago, Milwaukee, Green Bay and Kale Michigan

Some popular areas include Washington Park, Petrifying Springs Park, Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, and Library Park. As evident, Kenosha is a great host to nature-lovers because of its many parks.

Top employers include Milken Institute, Abbott Laboratories, Simmons Bedding Company, Jockey International, and American Motors Corporation. To support such companies, Kenosha also has an excellent legal force capable of handling the legal needs of both residents and corporations.

All in all, Kenosha has some beautiful sites, offers small town charm and a loving community. It is a wonderful place to call home or visit!

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