The Code of Procedure of the State of New York, as Amended to 1867: With the Revised Rules of the Courts, and a Full Index

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John Townshend
Baker, Voorhis & Company, 1867 - Court rules - 292 pages
 

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Page 71 - A cause of action arising out of the contract or transaction set forth in the complaint as the foundation of the plaintiff's claim, or connected with the subject of the action ; 2.
Page 76 - The court may, before or after judgment, in furtherance of justice, and on such terms as may be proper, amend any pleading, process or proceeding, by adding or striking out the name of any party ; or by correcting a mistake in the name of a party...
Page 58 - ... when the question is one of a common or general interest, of many persons, or when the parties are numerous, and it is impracticable to bring them all before the 'court, one or more may sue or defend for the benefit of all.
Page 86 - ... for the prosecution of the action, for the return of the property to the defendant, if return thereof be adjudged, and for the payment to him of such sum as may from any cause be recovered against the plaintiff...
Page 77 - The court shall, in every stage of an action, disregard any error or defect in the pleadings or proceedings which shall not affect the substantial rights of the adverse party, and no judgment shall be reversed or affected by reason of such error or defect.
Page 71 - ... 2. A statement of any new matter constituting a defense or counterclaim, in ordinary and concise language, without repetition." See. 171. The counterclaim mentioned in the last section must be one existing in favor of a defendant and against a plaintiff, between whom a several judgment might be had in the action, and arising out of one of the following causes of action: "1.
Page 114 - In an action against several defendants, the court may, in its discretion, render judgment against one or more of them, leaving the action to proceed against the others, whenever a several judgment may be proper.
Page 61 - Court may change the place of trial in the following cases : 1. When the County designated for that purpose in the complaint is not the proper County ; 2. When there is reason to believe that an impartial trial cannot be had therein ; 3. When the convenience of witnesses and the ends of justice would be promoted by the change.
Page 49 - Within the age of twenty-one years; or, 2. Insane ; or, 3. Imprisoned on a criminal charge, or in execution upon conviction of a criminal offense, for a term less than for life ; or, 4.
Page 47 - ... founding such claim upon a written instrument, as being a conveyance of the premises in question, or upon the decree or judgment of a competent court, and that there has been a continued occupation and possession of the premises included in such instrument, decree, or judgment, or of some part of such premises, under such claim, for five years, the premises so included shall be deemed to have been held adversely...

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