new matter

Definition of "new matter"
  1. Fresh facts introduced within a legal document that not only refute existing allegations but also present new issues
How to use "new matter" in a sentence
  1. John's lawyer introduced a new matter in the lawsuit that shifted the case's direction.
  2. The new matter raised in the defense's response provided an unexpected twist to the proceedings.
  3. Incorporating new matter in the pleading gave rise to additional complications.

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