Ventura Civil Case Attorney
Strong & Dedicated Advocacy from an Experienced Litigator
Civil cases involve claims and lawsuits that are resolved in the civil court system as opposed to the criminal justice system. These claims and lawsuits are based on some type of wrongdoing that the aggrieved party asserts to have suffered. Criminal penalties are not sought or imposed. Instead, those parties who initiate such claims generally seek monetary damages to compensate for the losses they have sustained or another type of remedy, such as a court order to have some action done or ceased. Civil claims can involve a broad scope of areas and activities. They are generally based on some type of relationship or proximity between the opposing parties, such as employee and employee, landlord and tenant, or motorists sharing public roadways.
You may have the grounds for a civil claim against another party or you may need to defend yourself against such a claim. At the Law Office of Ruben M. Ruiz, you can work with a Ventura civil case lawyer who has been handling such matters for over two decades. Mr. Ruiz brings a personalized approach to every case he handles. To ensure that he can apply the degree of dedication and attention that every client deserves, he limits his caseload to an appropriate size. That means you get the full benefit of his extensive experience, insight, and legal skill in pursuing or defending your case in civil court.
Civil Cases in California
Civil cases generally revolve around some type of conflict or dispute between two parties. Those parties can be individuals, businesses, or government agencies or any combination thereof. A civil case starts with one party filing a claim in civil court against the other asserting that they have been wronged. Various stages of the process then ensue. These include investigation into the matter, pleadings which state each party’s position on the matter, discovery which involves the exchange of information between the parties through oral and written questions and/or subpoenas, pre-trial proceedings, and either a negotiated settlement or a trial before a judge and jury.
The majority of civil cases do not involve all of the above steps. Many cases are settled through negotiation or other alternative dispute resolution methods before they ever make it to the courtroom. In some cases, this is the most effective and expedient way to resolve the issue. In other cases, going to trial may be the only way to obtain a fair and just outcome.
At the Law Office of Ruben M. Ruiz, many different types of civil cases are handled. Attorney Ruiz has extensive experience in resolving a wide variety of such matters.
These cases include but are not limited to:
- Personal injury cases based on negligence-based auto accidents
- Personal injury cases based on negligence-based slip and fall accidents
- Other personal injury cases
- Wrongful death cases
- Discrimination in the workplace
- Retaliation in the workplace
- Unlawful termination in the workplace
- Failure to pay overtime in the workplace
- Other labor or employment issues
- Contract disputes
- Other business disputes
- Family law disputes
- Other civil issues and claims
Results-Driven & Client-Focused
Attorney Ruiz has obtained large monetary settlements and resolutions or verdicts favorable to his clients in such civil cases as listed above. His aim is to personally handle your case as efficiently and effective as possible while remaining respectful of your individual needs and objectives. If your civil dispute or issue does not fall into any of the above categories, it is recommended that you call the firm to find out if it is a matter for which Attorney Ruiz can provide representation or assistance.
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Every Case Is Handled Directly by Ruben M. Ruiz