amended pleading

Definition of "amended pleading"
  1. A revised written statement in a lawsuit that corrects, adds, or enhances previous claims or defenses
How to use "amended pleading" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer filed an amended pleading after discovering new evidence.
  2. To correct a mistake in his original statement, the defendant submitted an amended pleading.
  3. An amended pleading was necessary due to an unclear defense in the initial filing.

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