Private civil law is the civil legal process that refers to individuals and their relationships with others.
This can be between familes, small groups or businesses.
The main areas that private law covers are
- Contract law – individuals that enter into a contract with someone
- Tort law – the area of law for those who feel they have been wronged in some way
- Family law – covers domestic related and family issues.
- Property law – issue with the transfer of property ownership