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Understanding Court Documents

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To begin a legal proceeding, the initiating party (plaintiff) must file a pleading called a Summons and Complaint.  In that one sentence, there is a lot of legal jargon which many people may not understand the full meaning of.  If you are representing yourself in a lawsuit, or if you are just interesting in understanding court document, it is important to start at the beginning.

Starting The Lawsuit
A Pleading is a document that in a legal proceeding which asserts or responds to an allegation, defense, denial, or claim.  When a lawsuit is initiated, one party must go to court … Read More