Family law deals with any civil issues related to the family: divorce, adoption, child custody, and alimony. Divorce is the most common area of family law, though. Every divorce and child custody battle in Montana is determined on a case-by-case basis. Because the court looks at each situation individually, talking to an attorney beforehand can […]
Most people think of law in 2 basic categories; criminal law and civil law. Civil law has to do with all types of legal cases that aren't related to criminal charges, including things like contract law, marriage and divorce, buying and selling property, and suing people. The end result of civil cases is usually financial. These blog posts answer a lot of questions relating to civil litigation in Montana, and if you need a little more advice, please get in touch with us at Paul Ryan and Associates. We're happy to help.
The Montana legal system gives you several options to help resolve disputes over money, property, or other legal damages. If someone owes you money or property, or if someone else’s actions have caused you harm, you may want to sue them to recover your losses. Basic disputes over contracts or agreements can sometimes be resolved […]
At times, the distinction between civil cases and criminal cases can be a bit blurred. In both types of litigation, the defendant is tried for violating a law or committing some kind of crime, and the victim is represented in the trial. Sometimes, a crime can even result in both criminal and civil trials, such as […]