Category

Pleadings

The Complaint and Pre-Filing Considerations Preview

The Complaint

The complaint is the pleading that formally starts a lawsuit. This course provides an introduction to complaints, including the typical structure and content, pre-filing considerations, and ethical obligations when filing a complaint.

Parts of an Answer and When to File Preview

Answering a Complaint

Answers respond to the allegations in a complaint. This course covers the main parts of an answer, how to respond to factual allegations, affirmative defenses, counterclaims, and cross-claims.