The answer to this question depends on each case. Many factors can cause a case to take longer or find resolution quicker than other cases. To give you a more accurate picture for your situation, our Austin civil litigation law firm encourages you to contact us with the details of your particular case.
A key determining factor that can cause a case to slow down is if the defendant answers the complaint and contests the merits of the suit. This can cause a case to take several years. If the defendant does not answer the complaint, then the plaintiff can move for a default judgment and the case might conclude in a few months.
To help you understand this better, here are the stages of a civil lawsuit:
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