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 Amended Complaint

 

 Superior Court of Washington
 King County

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 Timing

Amendment as a Matter of Course--Before Responsive Pleading or Within 20 Days of Service

A party may amend the party's pleading once as a matter of course at any time before a more...   

At Any Other Time With Leave of Court or Consent of Adverse Party

A party may amend the party's pleading at any other time only by leave of court or by more...

Calculating Periods of Time

In computing any period of time the day of the act, event, or default from which the designated more...

 Rules and Requirements

Inerlineations Not Permitted Without Leave of Court

No amendments must be made to any pleading by erasing or adding words to the original on file, more...

Relation Back of Amendments

Whenever the claim or defense asserted in the amended pleading arose out of the conduct, transaction, or occurrence more...

Amendments To Conform to the Evidence

When issues not raised by the pleadings are tried by express or implied consent of the parties, they more...

Continuance Permitted Based on Amendments to Pleadings

The court may grant a continuance to enable the objecting party to meet such evidence. . more...

Motion for Leave to Amend--Attach Copy of Proposed Amended Pleading

If a party moves to amend a pleading, a copy of the proposed amended pleading, denominated "proposed" and more...

Supplemental Pleadings--Leave of Court on Noticed Motion Required

Upon motion of a party the court may, upon reasonable notice and upon such terms as are just, more...

 Pleading Rules

Claim for Relief

A claim for relief asserted in a pleading must set forth a short and plain statement of the more...

Demand for Judgment, Alternative Relief

A demand for judgment for the relief to which he deems himself entitled. Relief in the alternative or more...

Pleading To Be Concise and Direct

Each averment of a pleading must be simple, concise, and direct. . more...

No Technical Form Required

No technical forms of pleadings or motions are required. . more...

Alternative and Inconsistent Claims

A party may set forth two or more statements of a claim or defense alternately or hypothetically, either more...

Subject to Rule 11

All statements are made subject to the obligations set forth in rule 11. . more...

Pleadings Construed for Substantial Justice

All pleadings must be so construed as to do substantial justice. . more...

Effect of Minor Defects in Pleading

A notice or other paper is valid and effectual though the title of the action in which it more...

Class Actions

Class actions are governed by Rule 23. . more...

Derivative Action

Derivative actions are governed by Rule 23.1. . more...

Actions Against Unincorporated Associations

Actions against unincorporated associations are governed by Rule 23.2. . more...

Actions Against the State or Political Subdivisions

Actions against the state,political subdivisions, municipal and quasi-municipal corporations are covered by Revised Code of Washington Chapters 4.92 and more...

 Pleading Special Matters

Capacity

It is not necessary to aver the capacity of a party to sue or be sued or the more...

Fraud, Mistake

In all averments of fraud or mistake, the circumstances constituting fraud or mistake must be stated with particularity. more...

Condition of the Mind

Malice, intent, knowledge, and other condition of mind of a person may be averred generally. . more...

Condition Precedent

In pleading the performance or occurrence of conditions precedent, it is sufficient to aver generally that all conditions more...

Official Document or Act

In pleading an official document or official act, it is sufficient to aver that the document was issued more...

Judgment

In pleading a judgment or decision of a domestic or foreign court, judicial or quasi-judicial tribunal, or of more...

Libel or Slander

In an action for libel or slander, it is not necessary to state in the complaint any extrinsic more...

Time and Place

For the purpose of testing the sufficiency of a pleading, averments of time and place are material and more...

Special Damage

When items of special damage are claimed, they must be specifically stated. . more...

Pleading Existence of City or Town

In pleading the existence of any city or town in this state, it is sufficient to state in more...

Pleading Ordinance

In pleading any ordinance of a county, city or town in this state it is sufficient to state more...

Pleading Private Statutes

In pleading a private statute, or a right derived therefrom, it is sufficient to refer to such statute more...

Foreign Law

United States

A party who intends to raise an issue concerning the law of a state, territory, or other jurisdiction more...

Outside United States

A party who intends to raise an issue concerning the law of a jurisdiction other than a state, more...

(1) the party's contentions as to which issues of law are governed by the foreign law; more...

(2) the substance of such foreign law; more...

(3) the expected effect of such foreign law on the legal issues and on the outcome of the more...

(4) the specific foreign statutes, regulations, judicial and administrative decisions, documents and other nonprivileged written materials and translations thereof more...

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Application of Foreign Law

Issues of foreign law may be simplified pursuant to rule 16 and determined in advance of trial pursuant more...

Failure To Plead Foreign Law

If no party has requested in his pleadings application of the law of a jurisdiction other than a more...

Notice of Issue Concerning Foreign Law

A party who intends to raise an issue concerning the law of a state, territory, or other jurisdiction more...

Determination of Issue of Law Inside a United States Jurisdiction

The law of a state, territory, or other jurisdiction of the United States must be determined as provided more...

Determination of Issue of Law Outside a United States Jurisdiction

The court, in determining the law of any jurisdiction other than a state, territory, or other jurisdiction of more...

 Joinder

Most Claims May Be Joined

A party asserting a claim to relief as an original claim, counterclaim, cross claim, or third party claim, more...

rights of the parties. In particular, a plaintiff may state a claim for money and a claim to more...

Persons To Be Joined if Feasible

A person who is subject to service of process and whose joinder will not deprive the court of more...

When Court Must Order Joinder

If he has not been so joined, the court must order that he be made a party. If more...

Determination by Court Whenever Joinder Not Feasible

If a joinable person cannot be made a party, the court must determine whether in equity and good more...

(1) to what extent a judgment rendered in the persons absence might be prejudicial to him or those more...

(2) the extent to which, by protective provisions in the judgment, by the shaping of relief, or other more...

(3) whether a judgment rendered in the persons absence will be adequate; and more...

(4) whether the plaintiff will have an adequate remedy if the action is dismissed for nonjoinder. . more...

Pleading Reasons for Nonjoinder

A pleading asserting a claim for relief must state the names, if known to the pleader, of any more...

Permissive Joinder

All persons may join in one action as plaintiffs if they assert any right to relief jointly, severally, more...

Separate Trials

The court may make such orders as will prevent a party from being embarrassed, delayed, or put to more...

Misjoinder and Nonjoinder

Misjoinder of parties is not ground for dismissal of an action. Parties may be dropped or added by more...

 Filing and Service

Pleadings Must be Filed

All pleadings and other papers after the complaint required to be served upon a party must be filed more...

Pleadings Must Be Served

Pleadings must be served on all parties. . more...

Filing and Service of Amended Pleading

If a motion to amend is granted, the moving party must file the amended pleading and, pursuant to more...

Parties Who Have Not Been Served--Service of Process Required

Service of process must be effected as to any party not previously served. . Service of process rules are set forth in the Revised Code of Washington Chap. 4.28. more...

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