Civil litigation is a legal dispute between two or more parties with the purpose of attaining monetary compensation or other specific actions instead of criminal consequences. If you’re involved in civil litigation, you there either as the Plaintiff or Defendant. Either way, Accurate Serve in Tallahassee, Florida can help you out.
As the Plaintiff, you are the person who feels wronged. You are the one who initiates the lawsuit by hiring legal counsel. Your attorney will draft a complaint and other supporting documents, file them with the Clerk of Courts, and have them delivered to your opposing party in the form of a Summons. This summons allows the defendant to, well, defend himself or herself while also establishing court jurisdiction.
As the Defendant, it is on you to prove the lawsuit is incorrect or unjust. You need to hire a defense attorney to prove your innocence. If the Plaintiff is alleging bodily harm, physical damages, etc. your attorney may hire process servers like us to serve Records Subpoenas. These subpoenas provide access to medical, employment, and other records that can build a strong case for your defense.
Whether you are the Plaintiff or Defendant, there are a few things that won’t change. You need an attorney on your side fighting for your rights, and you need to be sure your attorney uses Accurate Serve. We are experts in serving civil process and look forward to helping you in Tallahassee, Florida.