Downtown Lexington, Kentucky
201 W Short Street, Suite 300A
Lexington, KY 40507
859-252-0020

5 Kinds of Civil Litigation Cases December 6, 2016

Downtown Lexington, Lexington-Fayette Central
5 Kinds of Civil Litigation Cases, Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky

Civil litigation refers to private disputes that do not involve criminal prosecution. If you need to file a civil litigation claim in the areas of employment law, education law, or housing law, you can rely on Edward E. Dove Attorney at Law in Lexington, KY, to guide you through every step of the proceedings.

5 Common Types Of Civil Litigation CasesLitigation

1. Personal Injury

If you sustain serious injuries because someone else was behaving in a reckless or negligent manner, you have the right to pursue compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

2. Divorce & Family Law

The conflicts that typically arise from changing family dynamics fall under the umbrella of civil litigation. These disputes often revolve around child custody, divorce, or spousal support.

3. Contract Law

When one party fails to adhere to a contractual agreement, the other party may file a claim indicating the breach of contract. Depending on the details of the case, the plaintiff may seek monetary compensation or may ask the court to order the defendant to abide by the original terms of the contract.

4. Tenant & Landlord Disputes

Evictions are just one of the many kinds of disputes that can arise between tenants and landlords. If one of the parties is not abiding by the terms of the lease, this area of civil litigation could also fall under contract law.

5. Real Property Disputes

If you own property, you may already be familiar with the kinds of disputes that can arise. From property line disputes to conflict over title claims, it all falls under civil litigation.

If you think you have a civil litigation case on your hands, turn to Edward E. Dove Attorney at Law in Lexington, KY. Visit their website to learn more about their practice areas, and call (859) 252-0020 to schedule an initial consultation with an experienced attorney today. 

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Edward E. Dove, Attorney at Law
In Terms of Criminal Law, What Is Accomplice Liability? , Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky
According to criminal law, accomplice liability applies to a person who helps carry out a crime, but who does not actually commit the offense in question. Edward E. Dove, Attorn...read more
What Is an Individualized Education Program?, Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky
The law requires that any child receiving special education services at a public school have an Individualized Education Program, or IEP, in place. This legal document identifie...read more
KY Attorney Discusses Filing a Complaint Against Your Landlord, Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky
You want your home to be a refuge from the ills and stresses of the world. Unfortunately, sometimes disagreements arise with your landlord. If your issues are serious, an attorn...read more
What Every Parent Should Know About Education Law , Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky
Under American legislation, every child has the right to an equal opportunity to get an education. Although each state operates their school system differently, they are all overseen...read more
What Is Housing Discrimination?, Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky
Shelter is not a privilege; it’s a right, and everyone deserves access to adequate housing regardless of their race, origin, or religion. Edward E. Dove, Attorney at Law, in Lex...read more