Use this At A Glance Guide to learn the rules of civil procedure (New York’s Civil Practice Law and Rules “CPLR”) applicable to cross-claims in New York Supreme Court. For a more detailed treatment, including local rules, please see the New York Supreme Court SmartRules Guide: Cross-claim.
Following are all the basic federal rules of civil procedure related to a motion for Rule 11 sanctions in the United States District Courts. For more detailed information, including local rules, on bringing a motion for Rule 11 sanctions in a specific United States District Court, please see the SmartRules United States District Court Motion for Sanctions (Non-Discovery).
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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