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How a Does Civil Case Differ from a Criminal Case?

Fairfax Injury Lawyer Brien Roche Addresses Civil Case vs Criminal Case

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A civil case is a dispute between two individuals or companies. A criminal case is a lawsuit brought by the government. It arises at either the state or federal level. It is against an individual or corporation. The case alleges some criminal wrong. A criminal case ends in the defendant either being fined or imprisoned if found guilty.

A civil case ends in either a court order being entered directing that a person either do something or not do something. In addition it may end in a judgment for money. In other words one party is to pay the other a certain amount of money. A civil case does not end in a criminal fine or sentence to jail.

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