Counterclaims in New York Supreme Court--the Rules of Civil Procedure

A counterclaim is initiated upon service of the pleading containing it. CPLR 203(d). Counterclaims are subject to the same statute of limitations provisions found in Article 2 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules. Notwithstanding the expiration of time under the statute of limitations, if a counterclaim was not time-barred at the time the original complaint was filed, it may be asserted during the pendency of that action. CPLR 203(d).
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New York Courts Host Human Trafficking Summit

More than 300 judges, court administrators, prosecutors, legislators, and academics from across the nation gathered in New York City on Oct. 8, 2015 in an attempt address and explore solutions to end the horror of human trafficking at The National Summit on Human Trafficking.