What is a civil lawsuit? Mississauga, ON lawyer, explains your options, including mediation services

You found this article. So, chances are, you are considering legal action against an individual or organization. During this trying and uncertain time, Gujral Law Office in Mississauga, ON, is privileged to be a sounding board for you and to provide peace of mind with our extensive experience in civil matters, including motions, applications, and litigation. We have considerable focused expertise in commercial and contractual matters, which may be at the root of “why” you are wondering about what the process of civil litigation looks like. In addition to being multi-lingual, we speak the “language” of the law in all the above practice areas, and at the provincial and federal levels. Your case is in good hands with Tarunjeet Gujral. It is also important to know that you have other options that may be in your best interests, aside from going to trial. Mr. Gujral assures that you are an informed “legal consumer.” 

In Mississauga, ON Area Lawyer, Explains Your Options, Including Mediation Services

Civil litigation basics 

Cases may primarily be “criminal” or “civil” in nature. An individual or organization may seek resolution to a dispute or compensation from another individual or group of individuals, such as a business or association. As outlined in the Criminal Code of Canada, applicable criminal cases range from identity theft to assault. Litigation, lawsuits, or legal action that pertains to civil matters includes: 

  • Civil rights abuses and discriminatory practices
  • Contract disputes with corporations 
  • Disputes over ownership of property
  • Recovery of monies/property
  • Work-related injuries 
  • Familial disputes, i.e., over estates or custody of children
  • Professional negligence or misconduct
  • Small claims 
  • Shareholder disputes 
  • Construction (subcontractor or contractor) claims or liens
  • Landlord-tenant disputes 


Besides being a Civil Litigator, Mr. Gujral has skills to take your matter to successful arbitration or mediation.  These skills may help you avoid the expense, stress, time, and potential negative publicity associated with a case going to trial. We can help you and the involved party reach an amicable resolution or agreement to the dispute through mediation and related services. Of course, every situation is different. Since civil matters can mean so many different things, it is important that you bring your concerns to us. We know what questions to ask concerning various situations and matters, what specific supportive documentation may be needed to support your case to help reach an agreement without a trial. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.  

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Gujral Law Office Mr. Tarunjeet Gujral

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Having completed his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1994, Mr. Tarunjeet Gujral has years and years of experience in the many areas of civil law. He is open to clients from all backgrounds and to make them feel at home and comfortable, he speaks Hindi and Punjabi in addition to English. He understands the gravity of a client reaching him and seeking his assistance and assures that your confidentiality will be protected. His areas of expertise include civil matters, tenancy issues, contractual issues, commercial issues, mediation and arbitration, real estate closing and sale and purchase of businesses.

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