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Plaintiff facts for kids

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A plaintiff is a person who starts a lawsuit in court. Sometimes a plaintiff will have to fill out a form called a summons, claim form, or complaint. This document tells what the person they are suing (the defendant) did. If the case is a criminal case and not a lawsuit, the plaintiff can be called a complainant.

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