Taking legal action can be intense and complex.

Simply explained, litigation is the process of taking legal action and is applicable to many different kinds of law. Gravis law has  knowledgeable advocates for legal proceedings in civil, business, and criminal law which can go a long way when easing your anxiety.

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Pleadings

Litigation attorneys draft a variety of pleadings and motions on behalf of the plaintiff or defendant. Plaintiff attorneys will draft a summons and complaint to commence the lawsuit.

Appeal

If the litigation attorney does not obtain a favorable outcome at trial, he or she may appeal the case.

Discovery

The discovery process involves the exchange of relevant information between the parties. Litigation attorneys employ a variety of discovery devices to gain information relevant to the lawsuit.

Pre-Trial

In the weeks before trial, litigation attorneys wrap up discovery and prepare for trial. In the pre-trial stage, litigators consult with and advise clients; retain expert witnesses; attend pre-trial conferences and develop a trial strategy based on the facts and evidence.

Trial

The majority of all lawsuits filed in civil court are settled prior to trial. In cases that proceed to trial, litigation attorneys are busy around the clock presenting their case before the judge or preparing for the next day in court.

Settlement

Most cases never reach trial but instead are settled in order to eliminate the risk and expense of trial. Litigation attorneys may settle a case at any time during the life cycle of the litigation.

Initial Case Investigation & Assessment

Litigation attorneys often conduct an initial case investigation to determine, in the plaintiff’s case, if enough evidence exists to file a lawsuit or, in the defendant’s case, what evidence exists to defend a potential suit.

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Gravis Welcomes New Director of Business Law Operations

Richland, WA. Sept. 28, 2022 – Gravis Law, PLLC welcomes accomplished commercial law attorney Patrick Madigan as the new Director of Business Law Operations. Madigan joins the firm’s Boise office location…

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Gravis Wins Significant Victory in NY Court

Seattle, Sept. 13, 2022 – Gravis Senior Litigator Paul H. Beattie and his team won a significant victory in NY State Court on Friday, September 9, 2022. Gravis represents Zytara Labs,…

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Gravis Law, PLLC Voted 2022 Tri Cities Best

Richland, Wash., Aug. 30, 2022 – Gravis Law, PLLC, was voted “Tri-Cities Best” in the Law Firm, Bankruptcy Law, and Estates Law categories in the Tri-City Herald’s inaugural edition of Tri-Cities…

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