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What is a verified civil complaint?

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Answered 2010-09-22 15:16:13

A complaint is signed by the attorney; a verified complaint contains an additional verification page signed by the plaintiff which is notarized. A verified complaint requires a verification page signed by the defendant.

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An answer to a verified complaint should include a verified?

A specific denial of each point with affirmative defenses

Does a civil complaint have to be notarized?

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What is a civil complaint?

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What do civil trials begin with?

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