General Litigation

The term general litigation refers to litigation and all other aspects of law which may or may not be litigious in nature such as wills/estate planning, incorporating businesses, contract drafting, real-estate transactions, disputes with administrative bodies, and more. Typically however, litigation will transpire when things go wrong and the controversay ends up in a court setting.

 

What is the Litigation Process?

 

1) Plaintiff sues
2) Defendant Answers and/or brings a countersuit or drags another party in (amongst other actions)
3) Parties commence discovery
4) Sometimes mediation or alternative dispute resolution
5) Trial
6) Appeals

 

Lawsuits are initiated by filing what is called a Complaint. There are many other procedural requirements you need to follow to obtain jurisdiction over the other party. You need to have reason to sue and typically you will have to prove your elements to a judge or jury. In any case it is best to get a professional attorney who can help you in all aspects of law.  That is exactly what Jenkins Law PLLC can do for you.