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Civil Litigation Defense Lawyers In Cayce South Carolina

Cayce is a city in Lexington and Richland counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina, along the Congaree River. The population was 12,150 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cayce lies mostly across the Congaree River from the state capital of Columbia, with a newly annexed section on the Richland County side awaiting development. Because both it and the neighboring town of West Columbia share road names and schools, they are frequently referred to jointly as Cayce-West Columbia. However, they are politically separate towns. The Congaree River has always played a dominant role of strategic importance in Cayce's development. Cayce and other local governments jointly developed the Riverwalk along the Congaree, which provides walking, jogging, and nature observation opportunities. Development on both sides of the river is an important factor driving the city's economy.

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 South Carolina

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 South Carolina