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If you're involved in a civil dispute anywhere in Berks County, you need a reliable civil litigation lawyer on your side.
Attorney Dutko has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases. Some common civil cases include:
These cases take an experienced civil attorney to determine whether a claim is viable. For instance, for a plaintiff to bring a claim they must have what the law refers to as "damages." In other words, you can't sue just to prove a point. You must show that you have suffered a loss.
Timing is important in civil cases. Many claims must be brought within two years of the occurrence. If you've been named a defendant in a lawsuit, you have a limited time to respond before a default judgment can be entered against you.
Attorney Dutko serves as an arbitor in Berks County. Cases where $50,000.00 or less is claimed go to arbitration. Arbitration is a proceeding where three attorney listen to the testimony, review the evidence and declare a winner. Either party may appeal the arbitors' decision and take the case to a Common Pleas Court judge. Cases involving a dispute greater than $50,000.00 is outside the arbitration limit and are decided by judges.
If you're involved in a civil dispute it is best to speak with a knowledgeable civil lawyer. Attorney Dutko has represented civil litigants throughout Berks County. Contact Dutko Law for a Free Consultation!
If you've been injured in a slip & fall, a motor vehicle accident or suffered a loss from a breach of contract or because of someone else's negligence in Kutztown, Fleetwood, Reading, or the surrounding area call Dutko Law for a Free Consultation. The sooner we begin working on your civil case the better chance for a successful outcome.