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petição

substantivo

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pleading

noun

Definitions of pleading

one of the formal, usually written, claims made by a party in a legal proceeding. The term is generally used in the plural (pleadings).

A party may file pleadings or other documents with the Court by sending them by fax.

the action of presenting legal documents and arguments in court

There are elements of good pleading that are applicable to all sorts of cases.