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180 Montgomery St, Suite 2190, San Francisco, CA 94109

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | South San Francisco Office | Serving San Francisco, CA

611 Gateway Blvd, Suite 120, South San Francisco, CA 94080

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

505 Montgomery St, 13th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | Oakland Office | Serving San Francisco, CA

1111 Broadway, 24th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

101 California Street, 48th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

655 Montgomery Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94111

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235 Pine Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94104

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

1 California Street, Suite 3050, San Francisco, CA 94111

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | Emeryville Office | Serving San Francisco, CA

2200 Powell Street, Suite 740, Emeryville, CA 94608

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

One Embarcadero Center, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

1 Post St, Suite 800, San Francisco, CA 94104

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

2 Embarcadero Center, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

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50 California St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

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580 California Street, 12th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | Piedmont Office | Serving San Francisco, CA

256 Sheridan Ave, Piedmont, CA 94611

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

One Market Plaza, Spear Tower, Suite 2200, San Francisco, CA 94105

Litigation & Appeals Lawyers | San Francisco Office

50 California St, Suite 3300, San Francisco, CA 94111

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201 California Street, 17th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

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Do You Have a Civil Litigation Problem?

Civil litigation is the broad term used to cover the legal issues involved with civil legal disputes, which can end up as lawsuits. If you or your company has a dispute with someone else, seeking the advice of a San Francisco civil litigation attorney can save you time and money.

Types of Matters Litigated Civilly

Civil litigation differs from Criminal cases in that it deals with disputes between people that do not involve evaluating a crime. Civil disputes can include business problems, breach of contract, personal injury, and more.

Civil litigation occurs when one party (the plaintiff) initiates a civil lawsuit in court against another party (the defendant). Every State, city and municipality may differ in how they handle certain litigation procedures. The key elements of a civil litigation case include a complaint establishing the harm caused by the defendant, response to the complaint, pleading, discovery, trial and possibly an appeal.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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