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 Amended Answer

 

 Superior/State Court of Georgia
 DeKalb County

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 Timing

Party May Amend Freely Before Entry of Pretrial Order

A party may amend his pleading freely and without leave of court at any time before entry of more...   

Responding to Opponent's Amended Pleading (Answer to Amended Complaint)-Fifteen (15) Days

A party may file a motion or supplemental pleading in response to an opposing party's amended pleading. more...

Leave of Court or Consent Required After Pretrial Order

After a pretrial order has been entered, a party may file an amended pleading only after obtaining leave more...

Time for Filing Certain Defenses

Certain defenses must be asserted at or before the time of filing an answer.These include: lack of subject matter jurisdiction, lack of personal jurisdiction, improper venue, insufficiency of process, insufficiency of service, more...

DeKalb County Superior/State Court SmartRules procedural guide: MOTION TO DISMISS. more...

Motion to Strike

The defendant may move to strike from the complaint or amended complaint any redundant, immaterial, impertinent, or scandalous matter. more...

 Rules & Requirements

Amendments to Conform to Evidence

Amendment by Consent of Parties

If the parties try, by either express or implied consent, issues that were not raised in the pleadings, more...

Amendment by Permission of Court

If, at trial, a party objects to evidence on the ground that it is not within the issues more...

If the court grants permission to amend the pleadings over an objection, the court may grant a continuance more...

Relation Back of Amended Pleading

Additional Claim or Defense

An amended pleading relates back to the date of the original pleading if the claim or defense asserted more...

Change of Party

If an amending pleading changes the party against whom a claim is asserted, the amended pleading will relate more...

(c).

Supplemental Pleadings

If a party moves for permission to file a supplemental pleading, after reasonable notice and on such terms more...

Answer Required from Each Defendant

Although not explicitly stated in the rules, it is established in Georgia case law that if a complaint more...

No Answer Required for Cross-Claim or Counterclaim

Unless the trial court orders otherwise, a party is not required to file an answer in response to more...

Pleading Rules and Format

DeKalb County Superior/State Court SmartRules procedural guide: ANSWER; VENUE. more...

Venue

Georgia's venue rules are complex and differ greatly from those that apply to federal courts and the courts more...

Additional Formatting Requirements

DeKalb County Superior/State Court SmartRules procedural guide: GENERALLY APPLICABLE RULES AND FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS. more...

Motion for More Definite Statement

If the complaint or amended complaint is so vague or ambiguous that the defendant cannot reasonably be required more...

Motion to Strike

The defendant may move to strike from the complaint or amended complaint any redundant, immaterial, impertinent, or scandalous matter. more...

 Filing & Service

Filing

Required

All papers after the complaint that must be served, must also be filed with the court within the more...

Method

DeKalb County Superior/State Court SmartRules procedural guide: FILING DOCUMENTS. more...

Local Fee Schedule

A schedule of DeKalb County State Court filing fees is available online at the following link: . more...

DeKalb County Superior Court filing fees are not accessible online at present. Contact the clerk's office for a current schedule of fees. more...

Service

Amended Pleadings to be Served on All Parties

A party filing an amended pleading must serve every other party to the action with a copy of more...

Method

DeKalb County Superior/State Court SmartRules procedural guide: SERVICE OF PAPERS. more...

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