Complaint FAQs:

Q: Is complaint any formal legal document that sets out the facts and legal reasons that the filing party or parties ) believes are sufficient to support a claim against the party or parties against whom the claim is brought ) that entitles the plaintiff to a remedy )?

A: Yes, For example, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that govern civil litigation in United States courts provide that a civil action is commenced with the filing or service of a pleading called a complaint.

Q: Is complaint often associated with misdemeanor criminal charges presented by the prosecutor without the grand jury process?

A: Yes.