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).
Use this Illinois Circuit Court Motion to Dismiss/Motion for Involuntary Dismissal/Forum Non Conveniens “Cheat Sheet” to learn all of the rules of civil procedure applicable to bringing a motion to dismiss, a motion for involuntary dismissal or a forum non conveniens motion in the Illinois Circuit Courts. For a more detailed treatment, including local rules and local motion practice procedures, please see the SmartRules Illinois Circuit Court Guides: Motion to Dismiss, Opposition to Motion to Dismiss, and Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss.
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.
Use this information to learn the statewide rules of civil procedure that you need to know to propound interrogatories in the Illinois Circuit Court. For more detailed treatment of interrogatories in the Illinois Circuit Court, including local rules, please see the Illinois
Use this “List of Must Knows” to learn the statewide rules of civil procedure, New York’s Civil Practice Law and Rules (“CPLR”), you need to know to propound interrogatories in the New York Supreme Court.
An article regarding the rules applicable to propounding and responding to interrogatories.
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