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The DC Code: § 13-501 Counterclaim by way of set-off as an action by defendant.

Index13 Procedure Generally. (Refs & Annos)

In a civil action, a defendant who files a counterclaim by way of set-off shall be deemed to have brought an action at the time of filing the counterclaim for the matters mentioned therein.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 13-501. 1973 Ed., § 13-501. DC CODE § 13-501 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 516, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)