If the case you need help with does not involve jail time or a criminal fine, then it is probably a civil case. Some examples of civil cases are cases about family issues, such as divorce, child support, child custody, and name changes. Some other examples of civil cases are cases about paying for a home, repairing an apartment, damage to property, and collecting on a debt. If your case is a civil case, information on the topics below is available to help you. Just click on the topic you want to read.