How Long Does a Civil Trial Take?
Orange County trial lawyers provide you with assistance during the process of a civil trial in order to try to facilitate a timely resolution of your legal issues. Whether your company is the plaintiff or the defendant, you do not want to be tied up in litigation for months on end. The sooner your civil case is resolved with an appropriate remedy or the most favorable possible outcome for your business, the sooner your company can restore its total focus to core business purposes.
Brown & Charbonneau, LLP can provide assistance with resolving your civil case efficiently. Our Orange County trial lawyers are focused on helping you to quickly resolve your case without compromising efforts to get the best overall results for your business organization.
Give us a call today to find out more about how our attorneys can help your business during the litigation process and to talk with our experienced attorneys about how long the process of a civil trial is likely to take.
How Long Does a Civil Trial Take?
The amount of time a civil trial will take is going to vary depending upon the specifics of your case, the complexity of the claims being made, the action of the opposing party, and the stage at which your claim is resolved.
While an actual trial in court usually takes only a few days, the pre-trial process and the process of preparing a case can take weeks or months. In especially complex cases where both sides present extensive witnesses and lots of technical evidence, even the trial process can stretch on for a long time. The process of a jury deliberating until it reaches a final verdict could also take anywhere from a few hours to a week or more. There are too many variables to determine exactly how long a civil trial is likely to take.
If your case is appealed, the process will of course take even longer. There have been cases where civil claims have languished in the court system for years as they go through phase after phase of appeals and wait for higher courts to resolve claims. While this is the exception rather than the norm, it is impossible to determine at the outset how long a specific civil case is going to take.
If you are able to resolve your case through a negotiated settlement, however, you can have far more control over how long the process takes and can resolve your claim very quickly. The stronger your case and the more substantial the evidence you have available to support your position, the more likely it is that you will be able to come to a settlement agreement with the opposing party that resolves your claim quickly and that resolves leaves your business with a favorable outcome in accordance with your company’s long-term goals.
How can Orange County Trial Lawyers Help Achieve a Timely Resolution?
Orange County trial lawyers at Brown & Charbonneau, LLP can help you to get the most timely resolution possible during civil litigation by aiding you in working to negotiate a settlement. Because a settlement can be the fastest way to resolve your case, we negotiate assertively on your behalf with the opposing party with the goal of getting a fair settlement offer that protects your business interests.
If settlement is not possible without compromising core business interests or accepting less than your company’s claim is worth, our legal team will do everything we can to speed up the civil litigation process. This means making appropriate motions to the court, ensuring all deadlines are met for motions and pleadings, facilitating effective investigation during the discovery process, and efficient presentation of evidence during the civil trial. We want to make your company’s involvement with the civil litigation system as stress free as possible beginning from day one and continuing until your civil case is resolved.
Getting Help from Orange County Trial Lawyers
Brown & Charbonneau, LLP can offer you comprehensive assistance throughout the civil ligation process. Our Orange County trial lawyers know the ins-and-outs of California law and we guide your organization through making smart choices at every phase of a civil trial.
As skilled negotiators and seasoned litigators, we can help to resolve your case through a negotiated settlement or can take your case to court and argue on your behalf. Give us a call at 866-237-8129 or contact us online to discover more about the ways in which we help your business during the litigation process.