Litigation is a court process. It’s a law case. It’s a judicial or legal proceeding. It’s the process of looking for justice.
Types of litigation:
• Custody battle: court case settling the fate of children of divorced parents
• Vexatious battle: A malicious litigation. It doesn’t have probable cause.
A litigator is a lawyer or attorney. A litigator has the qualifications of a lawyer. The individual knows the law and has law requirements. The person should be educated on the law and legal proceedings.
Also known as a litigant or any other individual embroiled in any litigation or court case.However, there are eight types of litigants.
Plaintiff/complainant: an individual who brings the case to the attention of the court.
Appellant; this is an Individual who appeals a lower court’s decision in the high court or Supreme Court.
Defendant/ Suspect: This is an individual to whom a court proceeding is brought against at.One who has committed a crime in the eyes of the law.
Filer: An individual who files a notice in court.
Suer/ Petitioner: An individual who pleads for compensation because of a violation of a legal right.
Prevailing party: The side which wins the court case, who is favored in the court’s judgment.
Party: Anyone involved in the legal proceedings.
Codefendant/ co-defendant: Person(s) involved in the same case for the same action with a defendant.
About Karl Heideck
Karl Heideck is a litigator. The contract attorney is experienced and he has worked for well-known firms which include Conrad O’Brien as an associate and Pepper and Hamilton LLP as a Project attorney. Currently, Karl Heideck works for Hire Counsel as a Contract Attorney, where he has been working from April 2015.
Karl Heideck is well versed in compliance practices, legal writing, risk management, corporate law, employment law, commercial litigation, product liability, and legal research.Karl Heideck has a Juris Doctor, Law from the Temple University Beasley School of Law.
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