We tend to talk about “the law” in broad terms, but in fact there are many different areas of law, and each requires a unique set of rules and procedures. When choosing a lawyer it’s important you find an attorney with ample experience in the field of law that’s most relevant to you and your case.
The most fundamental difference is that between civil cases and criminal cases. Many of the basic principles of the law are the same, of course, but there are important differences you should be aware of if you’re pursuing a claim.
Bill Nettles has worked extensively in both civil and criminal cases and on both the defese and the prosecution sides. He has a comprehensive understanding of the relevant issues.
If you’re looking to pursue a civil case in South Carolina or if you’ve been accused of a crime, you need an experienced lawyer. Please call the Law Office of Bill Nettles today at 803-814-2826.
The fundamental difference between a civil case and a criminal one is that a criminal case involves a crime against the state, while a civil case is essentially a dispute between private parties. This is why a criminal case is often referred to as The State of South Carolina v. Defendant, while a criminal case is given some form of Private Party A v. Private Party B.
Here are some of the important differences between a civil and a criminal case:
You can trust Bill Nettles to pursue your case with vigor and skill, whether you’re pursuing a civil claim or you’ve been accused of a crime. He has an extensive track record of success in both civil and criminal law and is known throughout the state for the quality of his work.
If you have a case in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville or anywhere else in South Carolina, please call the Law Office of Bill Nettles today at 803-814-2826.