Q: My husband punched someone 2 1/2 years ago and we were just served with a civil lawsuit. What type of lawyer do we need?
He was already arrested, charged, sentenced in criminal court for battery. And the victims claims seem outlandish.
A: Your husband needs a civil attorney. Criminal.defense attorneys may be able to help or give him a referral. He needs to be the one looking...
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
A: Your husband needs an attorney handling either personal injury defense or general civil litigation. One aspect of this situation to be evaluated by an attorney is whether your husband could be judgment-proof, meaning if he gets hit with a money judgment, is there anything for the plaintiff to collect?
A: As my colleagues correctly advise, a civil litigation attorney, preferably with experience on the defense side. If an attorney was involved on the criminal defense of the matter, it's possible their input could be helpful to the attorney defending the civil case. Good luck
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