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Understanding Civil Cases in Pennsylvania’s Court of Common Pleas

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December 15, 2020

Civil cases resolve disputes between or among people, organizations or the government, wherein the rights of each party are decided. Civil cases are different from criminal cases in a variety of ways – from the types of dispute, who files the dispute, types of resolution and the course or flow of the cases through Pennsylvania courts.

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Understanding Civil Cases in Pennsylvania’s Court of Common Pleas

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