Gary Goebel Posted about 2 years ago How can we simplify legal/business language? "Comes now Plaintiff, by and through counsel undersigned below, hereby states and alleges for his cause of action as follows: Plaintiff states... Which ones is quicker, easier and makes sense to non law trained people? My guess is the first is tradition, habit or done without thought because that is the way it has always been done. Not exactly compelling reasons to continue, are they?