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See You in (Civil) Court – A Primer on Pennsylvania Civil Cases

information on civil casesGetting arrested, pressing charges, arraignments, indictments – when people think of the nation’s court system the first place the mind goes is generally to criminal prosecution. A suspect is charged with a crime, cases are presented regarding their guilt or innocence, and a jury decides whether the plaintiff sleeps at home that night or spends the next few months, years, or lifetimes behind bars.

Civil litigation, however, is not a criminal matter. While defective ...

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