what is a lawsuit

What Is a Civil Lawsuit?

Civil lawsuits usually involve one person or business attempting to hold another person or business liable for some type of harm or wrongdoing through legal action. In most cases one party is seeking monetary compensation from the other, but some civil cases may be brought in efforts to change policies, enforce contracts or win some other kind of resolution.

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how to find the best divorce lawyer

How to Ensure You Get the Best Divorce Lawyer in Hennepin or Ramsey County

You should always be suspicious of any attorney who describes themselves as the best lawyer in their practice area. From a legal representation standpoint, “best” is a subjective term. The best divorce lawyer for a parent with children might not be the best divorce attorney for a person with no children but a lot of complicated assets.  Some attorneys specialize in collaborative law which is an approach to divorce designed to reduce conflict but can be inappropriate for some divorcing spouses.  Other attorneys may consider working on your case on an “Unbundled” or “Limited Scope” basis which generally saves money but requires you to do a substantial amount of the case work yourself.

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