Nice to know the law

It’s time we get to know our laws. A lot of people ask what is civil law and how does it differ from criminal law.

Criminal lawknow the law

Also known as penal law, this refers to the different jurisdictions of various bodies of rules whose general characteristic is incomparable and often severe impositions as punishment for failure to comply. Criminal law punishments includes execution, loss of liberty, government supervision either may it be probation or parole, or fines depending on the offense and jurisdiction. One example of an archetypal type of crimes is murder. Unlike civil law, that maybe enforced by private parties while criminal law is typically enforced by the government.

Civil law

This is a branch of law that deals with disputes between organizations and/or individuals by which compensation may be given to the victim. The civil law courts provides a confabulation for deciding disputes involving torts, such as libel, accidents, and negligence, contract disputes, property disputes, the probate of wills, trusts, commercial law, administrative law, and other private matters that may involve private parties and organizations that include the government departments. This kind of law attempts to correct right from wrong doing, settle disputes, or honor an agreement. The victim is being compensated by the person who is at fault.


It pays to know the law. More of ours laws to discuss, just stick around!


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