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).

SmartRules Updates to Include Colorado

We are proud to announce that our coverage has expanded to include Colorado as SmartRules continues to expand its coverage of the most common filings in the most popular courts. Guides for the USDC of Colorado were added in March, and state court guides go live in mid-April.

SmartRules Tips & Tricks – July 2009

The editorial staff of SmartRules™ is pleased to present the following “Tips and Tricks” regarding the upcoming Timing and Deadline Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure effective December 1, 2009. Although the timing and deadline amendments are intended to simplify deadline calculations, it is hard to imagine changes that are more likely to … Read more

Deposition Notice in Illinois Circuit Court–At A Glance

Use this “At A Glance Guide” to learn the statewide rules of civil procedure (Illinois Compiled Statutes and Illinois Supreme Court Rules) applicable to noticing a deposition in Illinois Circuit Court.  For more detailed information, including local rules, on noticing a deposition in a specific Illinois Circuit Court, please see the SmartRules Illinois Circuit Court Notice of Deposition Guide for the court where your … Read more