amended pleading

See amendment of pleading.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • amended pleading — see pleading 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. amended pleading …   Law dictionary

  • departure in amended pleading — A change in the cause of action or defense pleaded in the original complaint or answer by an amendment thereto. 41 Am J1st Pl § 306 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pleading — plead·ing n 1 a: one of the formal declarations (as a complaint or answer) exchanged by the parties in a legal proceeding (as a suit) setting forth claims, averments, allegations, denials, or defenses; also: a written document embodying such a… …   Law dictionary

  • pleading over — Serving or filing an amended pleading after an attack by one s adversary upon one s pleading. Pleading to the facts after demurrer overruled. 41 Am J1st Pl § 250. A pleading by the defendant in a criminal case after the overruling of a plea by… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pleading, amended — n. A pleading that either corrects or expands an earlier pleading. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • amendment of pleading — Correcting errors and omissions in a pleading, changing and supplying allegations, so that the case, so far as possible, may be determined on its real facts. 41 Am J1st PI § 288. See amendment as of course; amendment by compulsion; amendment on… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • supplemental pleading — A pleading of new matter in support of an original complaint, bill, declaration, or petition. Jenkins v International Bank, 127 US 484, 32 L Ed 189, 8 S Ct 1186. A pleading bringing to the notice of the court matters occurring since the filing or …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • superseded pleading — A pleading replaced by an amended or substituted pleading. 41 Am J1st Pl § 202 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • amend — vt 1: to change or modify for the better 2: to alter esp. in the wording; esp: to alter formally by modification, deletion, or addition amend ed the statute amend the complaint to cure the defect amend·able adj …   Law dictionary

  • relation back — General rule of relation back is that a pleading may not be amended to allege a new or different claim or defense unless it arose out of, or is based on or related to, claim, transaction or occurrence originally set forth or attempted to be set… …   Black's law dictionary

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