The United States is a society of peace and law. In order to keep peace and order in an ever-changing world, people are increasingly turning to lawsuits to solve their problems.
Filing a lawsuit may be, in many cases, the only way to solve a problem. This increase in lawsuits filed, called "litigiousness," has led to a great demand for civil attorneys. Along with this, there has been a great proliferation of civil attorneys.
This increase has been to the advantage of clients in that clients nowadays have a wide variety of attorneys specializing in numerous fields, with a wide variety of skills and expertise from which to choose. On the other hand, choosing a good civil attorney from among the thousands can be a difficult task for the average person. This is where attorney matching and referral services play a vital role.
Civil attorneys represent clients in court and also offer legal advice and advisory services for all non-criminal areas of law.
Some of the practice areas in which civil attorneys can help their clients resolve problems include:
If you are in need of legal advice, you should consult a civil attorney who can advocate on your behalf, or provide you with legal counsel in a transactional matter.
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