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There shall be a complaint and an answer. ?An answer may include a counterclaim against a plaintiff and a cross-claim against a defendant. ?A defendant's pleading against another claimant is an interpleader complaint, or against any other person not already a party is a third-party complaint. ?There shall be a reply to a counterclaim denominated as such, an answer to an interpleader complaint or third-party complaint, and an answer to a cross-claim that contains a demand for an answer. ?If no demand is made, the cross-claim shall be deemed denied or avoided. ?There shall be no other pleading unless the court orders otherwise.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Civil Practice Law and Rules - CVP § 3011. Kinds of pleadings - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/civil-practice-law-and-rules/cvp-sect-3011.html
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