Module 7 Lesson 2 Mastery

Guiding you through civil court

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Main roles in civil court

Plantiff - a person who brings a case against another in a court of law.

Defendant - an individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a court of law.

Complaint - a statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable.

Summons - an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ containing it.

Pleadings - a formal statement of the cause of an action or defense.

Pretrial Conference - a meeting of the parties to a case conducted prior to trial

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

Prepondence of evidence - required in a civil (non-criminal) lawsuit for the trier of fact (jury or judge without a jury) to decide in favor of one side or the other

Verdict - a decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

Appeal - apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court.

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