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counterclaim [3 records]

Record 1 2017-05-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Legal Actions
DEF

A claim for relief asserted against an opposing party after an original claim has been made ...

CONT

Counterclaims are litigated between opposing parties to the principal action.

CONT

A counterclaim is a kind of cross-demand.

Key term(s)
  • counter-claim
  • counter-suit
  • counter-action
  • crossaction

French

Domaine(s)
  • Actions en justice

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Acciones judiciales
DEF

Acción o pretensión que formula el demandado en contra del demandante al contestar la demanda y que se decide en el mismo proceso.

OBS

contrademanda: Expresión y definición reproducidas del Glosario Provisional de Términos Jurídicos con la autorización de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas en Ginebra.

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Record 2 2017-05-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Legal Actions
  • Special-Language Phraseology

French

Domaine(s)
  • Actions en justice
  • Phraséologie des langues de spécialité
CONT

Le défendeur qui fait valoir contre le demandeur un droit de réparation peut, au lieu d'intenter une action distincte, faire une demande reconventionnelle.

Spanish

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Record 3 1993-11-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Titles of Documents and Works

French

Domaine(s)
  • Titres de documents et d'œuvres
OBS

Formulaire en version bilingue provenant des tribunaux du Manitoba.

Spanish

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