- The first official document filed in a lawsuit by the plaintiff. It outlines the plaintiff's claims against the defendant and their request for a resolution or relief
- A legally sworn document by a victim or police authority highlighting an alleged criminal violation. This document initiates charges against a defendant, kickstarting judicial proceedings in a lower court
- The attorney filed a complaint outlining the plaintiff's claims and the desire for compensation.
- After the theft was reported, the victim submitted a complaint to the police officer in charge.
- Following the incident, a complaint was made to the magistrate's court to start the judicial process.