demand in reconvention
- The civil-law equivalent of counterclaim. 20 Am J2d Countcl § 5.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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Reconvention — Re con*ven tion ( v?n sh?n), n. (Civil Law) A cross demand; an action brought by the defendant against the plaintiff before the same judge. Burrill. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
reconvention — A cross demand. The civil law equivalent of a counterclaim. 20 Am J2d Countcl § 5 … Ballentine's law dictionary
counterclaim — A claim which, if established, will defeat or in some way qualify the judgment or relief to which the plaintiff is otherwise entitled. 20 Am J2d Countcl § 3; a counter demand or a cause of action existing in favor of the defendant against the… … Ballentine's law dictionary