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Come to us with your case. We will help you the plaintiff go against your defendant. Come to us and your sure to win! Come to us with your complaint we will turn it into a trial. We will have many conferences and plan out your trial. And we will later try to appeal.

WORDS TO KNOW:

  • plaintiff- a person who brings a case against another in a court of law.
  • defendant- a person or entity accused of a crime in criminal prosecution or a person or entity against whom some type of civil relief is being sought in a civil case.
  • complaint- any formal legal document that sets out the facts and legal reasons that the filing party or parties (the plaintiff(s)) believes are sufficient to support a claim against the party.
  • summons-serve (someone) with a summons.
  • pleadings-a formal statement of the cause of an action or defense.
  • pretrial- Existing or occurring before a trial
  • conference- a formal meeting for discussion.
  • mediation- intervention in a dispute in order to resolve it; arbitration.
  • arbitration- the use of an arbitrator to settle a dispute.
  • trial-a formal examination of evidence before a judge, and typically before a jury, in order to decide guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings.
  • prepondenerance of evidence- is based on the more convincing evidence and its probable truth or accuracy, and not on the amount of evidence.
  • verdict-a decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
  • appeal-an application to a higher court for a decision to be reversed.