Carrillo Davalos’ Civil Litigation Department focuses on Tort Actions, including fraud and elder abuse as well as commercial real estate and residential property disputes. Through the aggressive use of pre-pleading practice, as well as risk analysis, our office offers clients innovative solutions to complex problems.
You are not alone in your lawsuit. Our goal is to work side-by-side with the client towards reaching their legal goals in a timely and cost efficient manner.
This includes background research and investigation that looks into the assets and income of potential defendants, as well as the exposure you would face if sued as a defendant. By analyzing cases prior to suit or stopping to assess liability and exposure during a lawsuit, Carrillo Davalos is able to arm clients with the tools and strategies needed to find the solution that is best in their individual case.
I think I should sue someone for financial harm to myself or my loved ones, when should I do something?
Immediately. The Statute of Limitations in California provides a limited amount of time, sometimes as short as 6 months, in which to take legal action or that right may be lost.
Depending on the type of case you have, you may incur different types of cost: filing fees, deposition fees, the cost of retaining experts to assist your attorneys at trial, among others. Most civil cases are hourly fees which means the client must advance attorney fees and costs. In other cases, we may work on a hybrid fee where there is some money paid up front and some attorney fees obtained through suit.
Civil litigation encompasses the practice of law involving civil suits such as breaches of contract, wrongful termination, fraud and financial and emotional injuries where a criminal prosecution is not utilized due to a lack of prosecutorial resources. Civil litigation allows an individual or entity to recover financially for harm suffered at the hands of others.