Civil law (common law)

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Criminal law

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In common law legal systems such as England and Wales and the United States, the term refers to non-criminal law. Civil law may, like criminal law, be divided into substantive law and procedural law.
Criminal law varies according to jurisdiction, and differs from civil law, where emphasis is more on dispute resolution and victim compensation, rather than on punishment or rehabilitation.

Civil wrong

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The law relating to civil wrongs and quasi-contracts is part of the civil law, as is law of property (other than property-related crimes, such as theft or vandalism).
The law that relates to civil wrongs is part of the branch of the law that is called the civil law.

Substantive law

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Civil law may, like criminal law, be divided into substantive law and procedural law.
Substantive law defines rights and responsibilities in civil law, and crimes and punishments in criminal law.

Burden of proof (law)

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In England, the burden of proof in civil proceedings is, in general—with a number of exceptions such as committal proceedings for civil contempt—proof on a balance of probabilities.
Preponderance of the evidence, also known as balance of probabilities, is the standard required in most civil cases and in family court determinations solely involving money, such as child support under the Child Support Standards Act, and in child custody determinations between parties having equal legal rights respecting a child (typically the parents of a child who are divorced, separated, or otherwise living apart, assuming that neither has been found unfit).

Common law

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In common law legal systems such as England and Wales and the United States, the term refers to non-criminal law.

List of national legal systems

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In common law legal systems such as England and Wales and the United States, the term refers to non-criminal law.

England and Wales

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In common law legal systems such as England and Wales and the United States, the term refers to non-criminal law.

Law of the United States

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In common law legal systems such as England and Wales and the United States, the term refers to non-criminal law.

Quasi-contract

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The law relating to civil wrongs and quasi-contracts is part of the civil law, as is law of property (other than property-related crimes, such as theft or vandalism).

Property law

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The law relating to civil wrongs and quasi-contracts is part of the civil law, as is law of property (other than property-related crimes, such as theft or vandalism).

Theft

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The law relating to civil wrongs and quasi-contracts is part of the civil law, as is law of property (other than property-related crimes, such as theft or vandalism).

Vandalism

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The law relating to civil wrongs and quasi-contracts is part of the civil law, as is law of property (other than property-related crimes, such as theft or vandalism).

Civil procedure

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Civil law may, like criminal law, be divided into substantive law and procedural law.

Rights

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The rights and duties of persons (natural persons and legal persons) amongst themselves is the primary concern of civil law.

Duty

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The rights and duties of persons (natural persons and legal persons) amongst themselves is the primary concern of civil law.

Person

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The rights and duties of persons (natural persons and legal persons) amongst themselves is the primary concern of civil law.

Natural person

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The rights and duties of persons (natural persons and legal persons) amongst themselves is the primary concern of civil law.

Legal person

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The rights and duties of persons (natural persons and legal persons) amongst themselves is the primary concern of civil law.

Punitive damages

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However, exemplary damages or punitive damages may be awarded in civil proceedings.

Common Informers Act 1951

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It was also formerly possible for common informers to sue for a penalty in civil proceedings.

Contempt of court

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In England, the burden of proof in civil proceedings is, in general—with a number of exceptions such as committal proceedings for civil contempt—proof on a balance of probabilities.

Maldives

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In civil cases in the law of the Maldives, the burden of proof requires the plaintiff to convince the court of the plaintiff's entitlement to the relief sought.

Plaintiff

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In civil cases in the law of the Maldives, the burden of proof requires the plaintiff to convince the court of the plaintiff's entitlement to the relief sought.