Mar 6, 2024

What does it mean to “file suit,” and why do we do it?

What does it mean to “file suit,” and why do we do it - lawyer working on paperwork

The act of filing legal papers at the courthouse is called "filing suit." The client gives the authorization to file suit after all other options have been exhausted during the pre-suit period. When a case is filed with the court, it does not necessarily mean you will be accompanying your lawyer to court.