The mutual pleas and replies of the plaintiff and defendant, or written statements of the parties in support of their claims, proceeding from the declaration of the plaintiff, until issue is joined, and the question made to rest on some single point.
Formal allegations, either written or oral, make by the parties of a lawsuit stating their respective claims and defenses in the action.
Written statements filed with the court which describe a party's legal or factual assertions about the case.
Documents that are filed with the court in a legal proceeding.
The formal allegations by the parties of their respective claims and defenses as presented to the court for a ruling.
Formal written statements by the parties to a lawsuit indicating their respective claims and defenses which are filed with the court.
Formal allegations by all of the parties to an action including complaints, answers and replies to counterclaims.
Formal papers from both sides of a case that say what their legal claims and defenses are and what they want from the court.
The allegations by each party of their claims and defences.
Formal statements or documents containing a summary of the issues in the case
The formal allegations by the parties to a lawsuit of their respective claims and defenses for consideration/disposition by the court.
Formal, written statements by both sides of their claims.
Papers filed by parties in a lawsuit stating claims against each other, or his/her defenses to those claims.
The statements and allegations made in turn by the victim and the person accused of the violent act.
in a civil case, the written statements of the parties stating their positions about the case.
Statements or claims describing a plaintiff's reason for action or a defendant's grounds for defense.
The parties in the action file papers called pleadings that state their claims against each other. In a civil case, the plaintiff files a complaint, then the defendant files an answer, and often the plaintiff files a reply to the answer.
The parties in a lawsuit must file in court papers stating their claims against each other. In a civil case, these usually consist of a complaint filed by the plaintiff, an answer filed by the defendant and, oftentimes, a reply filed by the plaintiff. These are called "pleadings."
The pleadings are the legal documents that set out your divorce case. They tell the court what you are asking it to order, and why the court should make an order in your favour. Generally, the pleadings consist of the application, the answer (and counterclaim), and reply.
The typewritten description of each person's claims in a family law matter, which must be prepared in accordance with the province's Rules of Practice.
Written documents setting out a party's case in court proceedings. Under new court rules they are now called "Statements of Case"
The claim, answer, counterclaim, and/or third-party claim and/or cross-claim filed in an arbitration.
The formal allegations by the parties of their respective claims and defenses, for the judgment of the court. eturn -- The act of a sheriff, constable, or other ministerial officer, in delivering back to the court a writ, notice, or other paper, which he was required to serve or execute (see EXECUTE in this Glossary), with a brief account of his doings under the mandate, the time and mode of service or execution, or his failure to accomplish it, as the case may be. Also the endorsement made by the officer upon the writ or other paper, stating what he has done under it, the time and mode of service, etc. atisfaction -- The discharge of an obligation by paying a party what is due to him or what is awarded to him, by the judgment of a court or otherwise.
The formal, written documents filed by the parties with the court which set forth, or elaborate on, their respective claims and defenses.
Written contentions presented by opposing parties, identifying their respective position in an action at law.
The offering of pleas of a specific nature, such as guilty or not guilty, to a court.
Formal, written allegations by both sides of their claims.
Formal, written allegations by the parties of their respective claims.
The documents describing the facts, causes of action, and defenses raised by the parties in a lawsuit.
The written statements of fact and law filed by the parties to a lawsuit.
papers required to be filed by each party with the court which allege the facts, claims, and defenses involved in the case
Written statements by parties to a lawsuit, setting forth or responding to allegations, claims, denials or defenses.
The set of documents submitted to a court in the beginning stages of litigation.
Written statements filed with the court in which counsel describes a party's legal or factual assertions regarding the legal proceeding.
Written documents stating the allegations and claims of the opposing parties in a legal dispute.
Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
Papers filed by a party in a lawsuit stating claims against the other party, or the other party's defenses to those claims.
Court-filed documents in which each party sets out the facts on which it claims to be entitled to relief or on which it bases its defence. A plaintiff's pleadings are the statement of claim and the reply. The defendant's pleading is the statement of defence.
That part of a party's case in which he or she formally sets out the facts and legal arguments which support that party's position. Pleadings can be in writing or they can be made verbally to a court, during the trial.
Refers generically to all court filings beginning with the complaint. Also, refers more specifically to the complaint and answer, which define the legal theories of the parties to the lawsuit.
the documents that are filed with the court by the parties to a proceeding which sets out the issues or matters to be determined by the court; the foundational documents which form the record of the case with the court;
Documents setting out claim/defence of parties involved in civil proceedings
In a civil case, the allegations by each party of their claims and defenses.
Rules 7-11; those documents filed with the court reflecting the matters in issue; complaints answer and reply (also counterclaims, etc.).
complaint or petition, answer, and reply
applies in civil cases and are the allegations made by each of the parties to the case
Statements or allegations, presented in logical and legal form, which constitute a plaintiff?s cause of action or a defendant?s grounds of defense.