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Civil Litigation Defense Lawyers In Dorton Kentucky

Dorton is an unincorporated community in southern Pike County, Kentucky, United States. Located along U.S. Route 23, also known as Country Music Highway, it lies at 37.27667°N, 82.57917°W at the altitude of 683 feet. The community was named for William P. Dorton. Dorton Elementary School is located in the community. Dorton High School closed its doors at the conclusion of the 1990 school year when it consolidated with a neighboring high school to become Shelby Valley High School. During each of the last 7 years of its existence, Dorton was home to the girls 59th district basketball champions. The Dorton community has a community park with a walking track and baseball field. Dorton is the hometown of Shelby Valley's star basketball player and front-runner for Mr. Basketball 2010, Elisha Justice.

What is civil litigation defense?

Civil law, as opposed to criminal law, is the branch of law dealing with disputes between individuals and/or organizations, in which compensation may be awarded to the victim. For instance, if a car crash victim claims damages against the driver for loss or injury sustained in an accident, this will be a civil law case. Civil law courts provide a forum for deciding disputes involving torts (such as accidents, negligence, and libel), contract disputes, the probate of wills, trusts, property disputes, administrative law, commercial law, and any other private matters that involve private parties or organizations including government departments. The objectives of civil law are different from other types of law. In civil law there is the attempt to right a wrong, honor an agreement, or settle a dispute. If there is a victim, they get compensation, and the person who is the cause of the wrong pays, this being a civilized form of, or legal alternative to, revenge.

Answers to civil litigation defense issues in Kentucky

The pre-trial process can be both stressful and confusing for anyone who is involved in a court case for the first...

The trial process can be intimidating for legal novices and veterans alike. The public nature of trial, competitive...

Federal court opinions concerning civil litigation defense in Kentucky