The IT Law Wiki


32,299pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Definition Edit

A counterclaim is a claim filed by the defendant in a civil proceeding against the plaintiff or against the plaintiff and other people.

Overview Edit

A counterclaim may be an attempt to offset or reduce the damages alleged by the plaintiff in its original claim against the defendant or it may be a different claim.

Counterclaims are either permissive or compulsory.

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors). Smallwikipedialogo.png

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki