Mequon Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Mequon

Mequon, 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 Mequon, Wisconsin, the purpose of civil litigation is not punishment or retribution for the offender, or to deter future wrongdoing.

Alternatively, civil litigation in Mequon, 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 Mequon, Wisconsin

Many different cases that might lead to civil litigation in Mequon, Wisconsin. Remember, a legal wrong can be committed in almost any instance. Of course, there are some situations that give rise to civil litigation in Mequon, Wisconsin more often than others.

Employment: The employer / employee relationship is one of the more typical sources of civil litigation in Mequon, Wisconsin. Wage and hour violations, racial discrimination, and on-the-job injuries can all lead to civil litigation.

Personal Injury: When someone is hurt due to the negligence (carelessness) of another, they typically have a legal right to seek compensation for their injuries. Civil litigation in Mequon, Wisconsin is the typically how people seek compensation for physical injuries, including compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and similar losses.

Family: In Mequon, Wisconsin, 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 Mequon, Wisconsin Lawyer Help?

In Mequon, Wisconsin, civil litigation is rarely easy or simple. It also never occurs at a time that's fitting for anybody involved.

So, consulting with a reliable Mequon, Wisconsin 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 Mequon

Mequon, Wisconsin is a city located in Ozaukee County. Its population is about 23,000 people. It was recently ranked very highly among the top 20 small cities in the U.S. to live in.

The area now known as Mequon was inhabited by various Native American tribes thousands of years before the arrival of white settlers in the early to mid 1800s. Around that time, about 20 German families established a sort of sub-community called "Freistadt" which means "Free City" in German. They came to the United States to escape religious persecution in their native land. The families were Lutheran, and Germany at the time was predominantly Catholic. They established the first Lutheran Church in Wisconsin. Freidstadt is now a neighborhood within the city limits of Mequon, Wisconsin.

Nowadays, Mequon, Wisconsin is a quiet, affluent suburb of Milwaukee. The median household income in Mequon is over ,000, and less than 2% of the population lives below the poverty line.

There are plenty of lawyers in and around Mequon, Wisconsin to serve the residents and businesses of the area. Mequon's affluence and proximity to a large city means that a large percentage of Mequon, Wisconsin lawyers are used to handling complex and sophisticated cases, making it all the more likely that a Meqon, Wisconsin lawyer will be able to take whatever type of case you are likely to have.

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