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Affirmative Pleading

Definition of the noun affirmative pleading

What does affirmative pleading mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. any defensive pleading that affirms facts rather than merely denying the facts alleged by the plaintiff
    • domain: jurisprudence / law
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: pleading = a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1895)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

It follows that it is to be taken most strongly against the defendant, just as any affirmative pleading is to be taken most strongly against the pleader. Isenberg v. St. Louis, etc.. Anchor Line, 13 Mo. App. 415. 1. Hess v. Bolinger, 48 Cal.

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1887)

by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland

There is no practice authorizing rights accruing after the decree to be introduced into the controversy, except by some affirmative pleading in the shape of an original or supplemental bill bringing the new parties into court. Mickle v. Maxfield , 42 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1902)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, James Cockroft, Thomas Edward O'Brien

An affirmative pleading is necessary only if the plaintiff admits the facts stated in the answer and seeks to avoid them by new matter. Balue v. Sear, 131 Ind. 3ot. There is no available error committed in sustaining a demurrer to or in strikingout ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1902)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

An affirmative pleading is necessary only if the plaintiff admits the facts stated in the answer and seeks to avoid them by new matter. Balue v. Sear, 131 Ind. 301. There is no available error committed in sustaining a demurrer to or in strikingout ...

Google previewA Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases, and Maxims (1911)

With an Explanatory List of Abbreviations Used in Law Books by Frederic Jesup Stimson

The ending part of a plea in confession and avoidance, or any affirmative pleading, which offers to verify the plea; the verification; see 3 BI. Com.

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