Civil Laws

By Lauren, Gio, and Carson

Civil Laws

Civil law deals with noncriminal disputes, providing a way to settle personal disputes that don't involve criminal activity such as who should pay for your emergency room visit.

What Civil Laws Provide

Civil law provides a way for you to get compensated for damage caused by another person.

Settling Lawsuits

Not every lawsuit can be settled with money

Compensation

Compensation is a kind of payment to make up for something

Remedy

A remedy is a solution to the harm caused by the person accused

Equity

Judges establish equity by ordering the defendant to do something or to stop doing something