What is civil court?

Answer Knowing which court to file a case with is essential for attaining legal justice. A court cannot hear a case if it does not have the proper jurisdiction. In general, most non-criminal cases are han... Read More »

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Can a Marine who has a civil court date receive non judicial punishment from the Marine Corps prior to appearing in civil court?

Yes. Action under the UCMJ is separate from action in a civilian court.

Differences Between Civil Court & Criminal Court?

Civil and criminal courts fulfill different roles in implementing justice. Civil courts deal with a variety of cases in which the law must be consulted but no crime has been committed. By contrast,... Read More »

Is civil court the same as state court in Michigan?

Civil court is not the same as state court in Michigan. All civil matters--including cases with claims below $25,000, family court issues, and trial court appeals--are handled in circuit court. The... Read More »

What is a civil court judgment?

A civil court judgment arises when the courts have determined each party's legal rights regarding the case at hand. It defines which party was "in the right" and how or how much he will be compens... Read More »