Civil Suits: Definition & Types


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Criminal and civil suits:

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1. Which of the following would NOT be a civil suit?

2. If a person owes you money and you wanted the debt repaid, what type of civil suit would this be considered?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using these tools, you can quickly identify the different kinds of civil suits that exist today. You will need to know characteristics of these suits in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review the following:

  • Cost of filing a civil suit
  • State requirement for civil suits
  • An example of a civil suit
  • Types of civil suits

Skills Practiced

You can use these tools to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the different types of civil suits
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on civil suits
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding state requirements for civil suits and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, check out the lesson called Civil Suits: Definition & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Define civil suit
  • Examine the process of filing a civil suit
  • Identify the different types of civil suits