(a) A party may amend his pleading once without leave of court at any time before the period for responding to it expires, or within ten days after its service or the service of a pleading responding to it.

Terms Used In N.Y. New York City Civil Court Law 909

  • 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.

An amended pleading which requires a responsive pleading shall be responded to within ten days after it is served, or within ten days after the expiration of the period during which the original pleading could have been responded to, whichever is later.

(b) Except as provided in subdivision (a), the CPLR shall govern amended and supplemental pleadings in this court.