For those without a formal legal background, it can be easy to think of civil and criminal cases as being similar. However, these types of cases are incredibly different, from the parties bringing the cases to the types of penalties that can be assigned, and it is important for anyone considering taking legal action to understand some of the most basic differences between these types of cases.
At Tragos, Sartes & Tragos, PLLC, our Clearwater personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping you better understand the legal options that are available to you if you have suffered because of another party’s wrongdoing. To learn more about the differences between civil and criminal cases, or for advice about taking civil action after an accident, contact us today at 727-441-9030.
Some of the most important things to know about criminal lawsuits include the following:
On the other hand, civil cases are characterized by the following:
For more information about your situation and whether you should seek civil action, contact the attorneys of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos, PLLC, at 727-441-9030 and schedule an initial consultation.