If the complaint in an action of replevin contains a sufficient statement of the plaintiff‘s title and right of possession, a general allegation that the defendant wrongfully took the goods shall be sufficient without setting forth the facts showing that the taking was wrongful. If the taking of the goods is not complained of, but the action is founded upon their wrongful detention, the complaint shall set forth the facts showing that the detention was wrongful.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 52-523

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.