Civil laws πŸ’ΌπŸ’ΌπŸ’Ό

Main ideas πŸ’­πŸ’­πŸ’­

When one person sues another person he or she asks the court to provide a remedy a solution to the harm caused by the person accused. Not every law suit can be settled with money. Civil laws provide a way for you to get compensated for damaged caused by another person.

Important words πŸ’―πŸ’―

Compensation- some kind of payment to make up for it.

Plaintiff-the person suing-can ask the defendant

Defendant-the person being sued (has to pay)


What's the difference between a civil law and criminal law? Can you get the same amount of jail time?