Definition: [ˈsɪvlˌlɪtɪˈɡeɪʃn] is a dispute arising from relations between a physical and (or) a legal person, which are regulated by civil law. As a rule, such controversies are valued and come from property relations. They are related with paid exchanges of goods and services of various kinds, use and creation of intellectual property, etc. Given the diversity of aspects of citizens' activities, the law gives only an approximate list of types of conflicts can be resolved in court in the civil process. If the judge is unable to qualify a case, he or she is still obliged to assist a person in achieving justice.
Civil Litigation in a Sentence:
Civil litigation is among the most popular legal disputes in the modern world.
Most lawyers are required to orient themselves in the legislative basis for civil litigation.
Synonyms and related words: public law, governmental lawsuit, home legislation