Civil Litigation HW#21.Why is it necessary to start with factual investigation, rather than to immediately start researching the law? Without knowing all the facts in the case, no matter how small you (or the client) think the facts are the information gathered can make or break the case you are preparing for. a.Are there times when it may be better to research the law before you conduct your factual investigation?
2.What is the difference between informal and formal fact gathering? Informal is before the lawsuit has been filed whereas formal is after the lawsuit has been filed. a.What are some of the ways you conduct informal fact gathering?