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Do a plaintiff have to object to a defendant answer, in federal court

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The defendant submit it's answer to my compliant, and in that answer it had language as barred in it, do I send in a pleading objecting to defendant answer/

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    Is this a civil case? After the complaint and answer are filed, you should be able to file a response, but it's not required. If he filed a cross-complaint, you would want to file an answer to those new allegations.

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  2. This appears to be a civil matter. This is not the correct forum for your question.

    Of course, every answer is based on the question asked and requires a more complete context. This answer should not be relied upon to make a legal decision. Seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney before acting. Law Offices of Raymond G. Wigell, Ltd. Defenders of the Constitution since 1975/ Aggressive Creative Defense Strategies/ Website: www.waaltd.com 24/7 call (708) 481-4800 text (708)218-0923


  3. I agree with my colleagues. This appears to be a civil matter. You should speak to a lawyer where the court that the lawsuit was filed is located.

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