Ohio Code > Chapter 2309 – Pleadings
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|§ 2309.19||Cross demands compensated|
|§ 2309.59||Reviewing court to disregard certain errors|
Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2309 - Pleadings
- Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- 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.
- Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.