Michigan Civil Litigation

Michigan Civil Litigation

Civil litigation refers to the resolution of non-criminal legal disputes via the court system. In civil litigation, one party is typically seeking money damages from another, or a court order requiring another party to fulfill a legal obligation. Michigan civil litigation encompasses many areas of law, from personal injury to employment to real estate, and much more.

Personal, business, and financial disputes that may end up in court should be analyzed by an experienced Michigan civil litigator who can assess the strengths and weaknesses of a potential lawsuit. While filing a lawsuit is the official beginning of the civil litigation process, most lawsuits do not end up in a trial. The majority of Michigan civil litigation cases are resolved by negotiated settlements. Even when a settlement is the expected result, however, a favorable outcome is much more likely when you are represented by an attorney who is prepared to aggressively advocate for you all the way through trial.

Hastings Contract Dispute Attorney

Attorney Carol Jones Dwyer has been litigating civil cases in Michigan courtrooms for over twenty years. She has successfully represented clients in countless civil litigation matters, including:

  • Property disputes, including encroachment and lake access issues
  • Workplace discrimination
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Breach of employment contracts
  • Wrongful denial of benefits
  • Landlord/tenant matters
  • Business and corporate disputes
  • Debt collection
  • Insurance disputes

As a former attorney for a large Michigan insurance defense firm, Carol developed the ability to gather and analyze volumes of information, the ability to develop effective and creative litigation strategies, and the ability to communicate persuasively. She continues to bring these skills to bear for her clients both in settlement negotiations and at trial.

Experienced Advocacy for Michigan Civil Litigation

Carol offers her clients thorough analysis of their cases and tireless advocacy. She makes it a priority to remain responsive and accessible to clients throughout the Michigan civil litigation process, keeping them informed and prepared.

If you need to pursue or defend a civil matter in the Michigan courts, you need an experienced attorney. Carol Jones Dwyer represents clients in Barry County and the surrounding Michigan communities, including Kent, Ionia, Allegan, Kalamazoo, Ingham and Calhoun Counties. If you would like to learn more about how we can help with your Michigan civil litigation matter, we invite you to contact our office at 269-945-5050 or via our online contact form to schedule a consultation. We look forward to working with you.