Litigation is the contest of law in court that's decided by a judge or jury, with the type of litigation having a great deal to do with the specific procedures and regulations at play in a particular case.  Here you'll find an explanation of the differences between the most common ways individuals resolve disputes, including arbitration, mediation and litigation, how to find a lawyer in your area that's best suited to help you with the type of litigation you'll need representation for, and an explanation of different types of litigation.


All Litigation Articles

Jury Selection

When civil disputes reach the date of trial,after pre-trial proceedings have finished, pools of potential jurors, otherwise known as the venire, are...

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Ethical Risks for Legal Professional in "Friend-ing" to Discover Information in Litigation

Many have considered “friend-ing” someone to avoid having to seek consent or to avoid the cost of subpoenaing social media outle

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Department of Labor Lawsuit and Madoff

In Solis v. Beacon Associates LLC, S.D.N.Y., No. 10-CV-8000, 10/21/10, the United States Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against New York inve...

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Pre-Trial Procedures

In civil trials, one person or party has reached the conclusion that their outstanding disagreement or dispute with another individual or entity can...

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Civil Trial Process

Civil trials, much like criminal trials, follow a rigid process of events when attempting to reach a verdict.  Following the pre-trial discovery p...

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Evidence in a Trial Pt 2

So your case is headed to trial. If you are plaintiff, your nightmare scenario is that you are going to offer a key document into evidence, the Very...

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Overview of Litigation

There are two main types of litigation: Criminal or civil.  Criminal proceedings are used when a person commits a violation of a state or federal ...

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