English translation: application/petition/motion/pleading
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Explanation: application – In general, a description of the case you want the judge to make a decision about at a court hearing, and reasons why the judge should decide in your favor.
petition – A court paper that asks the court to take action.
motion – A written request that one side makes to ask the judge to make a decision or an order on a specific point.
pleadings – Formal papers from both sides of a case that say what their legal claims and defenses are and what they want from the court. http://www.scselfservice.org/small/defend/defchecktxt.htm
Zakon o parničnom postupku
Tužba, odgovor na tužbu, pravni lijekovi i druge izjave, prijedlozi i saopćenja koji se daju izvan rasprave podnose se pismeno (podnesci). http://www.poslovniforum.hr/zakoni/zpp-07.asp