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Family Law Litigation Attorneys in Folsom

Resolving Disputes through Litigation

By definition, litigation is the process in which legal action is taken to resolve a dispute. Though it is often simpler to resolve a family matter without resorting to litigation, sometimes litigation is the only way to find a solution. Our family lawyers in Folsom have extensive trial experience to put to work for you. We can walk you through every step of the process and ensure that your rights and interests are protected.

Contact the Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, P.C. today if you need representation for family law litigation. Call (916) 794-4576.

The Litigation Process

Typically, someone will file a summons and petition and, at times, additional moving papers in court seeking some form of relief. Then, the other side will respond. Usually, once the legal case begins, there is an exchanging of information either informally or formally. This is otherwise known as the discovery period.

After discovery is completed, most courts require the parties to attend a settlement conference to determine if the case may be resolved before trial. If the parties are unable to reach a settlement, the litigation continues to a trial.

Near or on the day of trial, one or both parties often make settlement offers, in the hope of avoiding court proceedings (which are often costly and protracted). Litigation ends if a settlement is reached. However, if not, a trial will commence. In family law and juvenile dependency proceedings, the trials are conducted by a judge – not a jury.

During a trial, both parties present relevant and admissible evidence that will help to prove the truth of their positions. If the moving petitioner makes a convincing case, the respondent may seek to settle the case immediately. On the other hand, if the petitioner presents a weak case, the respondent may ask the court to dismiss the case. If the trial proceeds to a conclusion, the judge must decide which party prevails. Once the Court makes a final decision, the losing party has the right to file a timely appeal.

Let the Law Office of Tiffany L. Andrews, P.C. Represent You

Whether we go to trial or settle during the discovery period, we fight hard to ensure that the resolution reflects your interests. Our trial attorneys in Folsom are committed to achieving positive results that meet your needs. Let us step in and handle your case every step of the way. We have decades of experience to put to work for you.

Contact us online or call (916) 794-4576 today. We look forward to serving you.

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  • 2015 Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of CA, Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2011 Certified Welfare Law Specialist by NACC, Accredited by the CA State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
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