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An answer is a written pleading filed by a defendant to respond to a complaint. An answer generally responds to each allegation in the complaint by denying or admitting it, or admitting in part and denying in part. Some jurisdictions permit a 'general denial,' denying everything. An answer also usually presents affirmative defenses, legal theories intended to defend against the claims in the complaint. An answer must be filed with the court and served within a specific statutory time or the defendant risks the entry of a default judgment.
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Guide Title Jurisdiction Jurisdiction Ascending Court
Answer, Federal Courts, AZ DistFederal CourtsAZ Dist
Answer, Federal Courts, CA EDFederal CourtsCA ED
Answer, Federal Courts, CA CDFederal CourtsCA CD
Answer, Federal Courts, CA NDFederal CourtsCA ND
Answer, California, Sacramento SuperiorCaliforniaSacramento Superior
Answer, California, San Bernardino SuperiorCaliforniaSan Bernardino Superior
Answer, California, San Francisco SuperiorCaliforniaSan Francisco Superior
Answer, California, San Mateo SuperiorCaliforniaSan Mateo Superior
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