§ 210 Limitations On Actions for Divorce and Separation
§ 211 Pleadings, Proof and Motions

Terms Used In New York Laws > Domestic Relations > Article 11-A - Special Provisions Relating to Divorce and Separation

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.