cross bill

Definition of "cross bill"
  1. A pleading in a case that lets one involved party assert a related claim against another involved party
How to use "cross bill" in a sentence
  1. Due to ongoing disagreements, the defendant decided to file a cross bill against the co-defendant for breach of contract.
  2. The plaintiff had to counter the cross bill filed by the defendant that alleged misrepresentation.
  3. Following the initial lawsuit, the defendant responded with a cross bill, raising new issues for the court to consider.

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