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).

New York Supreme Court Motion to Dismiss–Cheat Sheet

Use this New York Supreme Court Motion to Dismiss “Cheat Sheet” to learn all the rules of civil procedure (in New York the CPLR) applicable to bringing a motion to dismiss in New York Supreme Court. For more detailed information, including local rules, see the SmartRules New York Supreme Court Guides for Motion to Dismiss, Opposition to Motion to Dismiss, and Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss.