Civil case

To follow is an overview of how a case is conducted from start to finish in the legal system. 

What is a civil case?

A civil case is a dispute between two or more parties on who has the law on their side. For example: employment, family matters, property boundaries, money and cases against the public authorities.

The courts are society’s most important resolver of disputes. The parties involved must be prepared to accept the court's judgement, which cannot be appealed.

With the exception of child custody cases, most civil cases are conducted according to the rules of the Dispute Act (link to lovdata.no).