Who does the plaintiff sue in a civil court case?

Answer In a civil suit, a plaintiff (the person who files the complaint) sues a defendant. Civil laws deal with the rights of citizens. Civil cases can involve breach of contract, property damage and othe... Read More »

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Lets say - Judge Judy awards the plaintiff x amount of dollars for winning their case. I would like to know how does that plaintiff get paid. Does the plaintiff have to deposit the money into Court?

NO your Money will be deposited into a escrow account by your attorney. An escrow account is an account that your attorney name and your name is on that account. To make any withdrawal from tha acc... Read More »

Steps Involved in a Civil Court Case?

There are basically two types of court cases in the United States: criminal and civil. Criminal cases are those in which someone breaks the law and an enforcement agency steps in, presses charges a... Read More »

Can a civil case run out of statutes because of a court backlog?

A civil case will not run out of statues because of a backlog. Civil trails will result in a mistrial if there is a death of a juror or attorney, an impropriety in jury selection occurred, there we... Read More »

Who brings charges in a civil court case?

The plaintiff, sometimes called the complainant, brings charges in a civil court case. The plaintiff is the individual or business that filed a civil lawsuit. A petition or complaint sets forth the... Read More »