Differences Between Civil Trials and Criminal or Penal Trials

In this episode, Éducaloi explains the differences between criminal and penal court trials and civil trials. What situations lead to each kind of trial? Who plays a part in these trials? Who takes the case to court and who defends the case?


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Important !
This video explains in a general way the law that applies in Quebec. This video is not a legal opinion or legal advice. To find out the specific rules for your situation, consult a lawyer or notary.