- (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
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Documents setting out claim/defence of parties involved in civil proceedings
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The act of advocating, defending, or supporting, a cause by arguments.
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(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
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• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Plead • (n.) The act of advocating, defending, or supporting, a cause by arguments.
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in law, written presentation by a litigant in a lawsuit setting forth the facts upon which he claims legal relief or challenges the claims of his ... [2 related articles]
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In law as practiced in countries that follow the English models, a pleading is a formal written statement filed with a court by parties in a civil action, other than a motion. By stating what claims and defenses are at issue, pleadings establish the issues to be decided by the court. Pleading in England and Wales is covered by the Civil Procedure
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It refers to any legal,logically well written statements filed with the court by the plaintiff with the detailed facts for the reason of filing such case or by defendant with the base for the defence.
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n. 1) every legal document filed in a lawsuit, petition, motion and/or hearing, including complaint, petition, answer, demurrer, motion, declaration and memorandum of points and authorities (written argument citing precedents and statutes). Laypersons should be aware that, except possibly for petitions from prisoners, pleadings are required by stat
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"Pleading" is a poem written by Arthur L. Salmon, and set to music by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1908, as his Op.48. This is one of the most popular of Elgar`s songs. Elgar had returned home at the end of September 1908, feeling depressed after taking the score of his first Symphony to the publishers. Arthur Salmon had sen
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Pleading in England and Wales is covered by the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR). ==Exchange of correspondence== Formal proceedings should be preceded by an initial exchange of correspondence in accordance with the Practice Direction on Pre-Action Protocols. These exchanges are not technically part of the pleading process, an
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Pleading in United States Federal courts is governed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. According to Rule 7, only these pleadings are allowed: Any other document that requests a court order is referred to as a motion. ==Notice pleading== Notice pleading is the dominant form of pleading used in the United States today.
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Any legal document filed in a lawsuit, including the complaint, petition, answer, demurrer, motion, declaration, and memorandum of points and authorities (written argument citing precedents and statutes).
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