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Civil cases are cases that are civil in nature, not criminal.   These cases deal with relationships that occur between people, businesses, groups and family.  

Civil cases are governed by different Rhode Island General Laws.  These laws are drafted by legislatures and are in place to govern relationships between people.  

Our Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer has is an expert in civil matters

When a case between people is filed in a civil court- state or federal then a lawsuit has commenced.   A civil case gets started for a variety of reasons.

Examples of civil litigation that are in Rhode Island Courts everyday are: 

Landlord/ tenant matters
Collections cases
Personal Injury
Contract disputes
Employment cases
Defamation/ Slander cases
Medical malpractice
Dental malpractice
Corporate disputes
Family court
And many others.  


If you have been wronged and feel like you may want to proceed in a civil suit contact the Offices of Stefanie A. Murphy.  Attorney Murphy will set down and speak to you about your case and your options.  

If you have been sued then the Law Offices of Stefanie A Murphy can help defend you during the civil case and will strive for the best result. 

Call the Law Offices of Stefanie A. Murphy today at (401) 316 9423. 

Ms. Murphy assisted me in establishing a limited liability corporation. She made everything easy for me to understand, and had great insight about the nuances regarding the law, tax consequences, etc. She is very accessible to her clients, and was also extremely efficient which kept my costs low.


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