the husband filed a dissolution of marriage petition and the wife responded with an "answer and counterclaim". In his answer to the wife's "answer and counterclaim", can the husband raise additional claims not raised initially in his original petition (in essence counterclaiming the wife's counterclaim), or is he only allowed to defend the wife's counterclaims?
A petition can be amended pretty freely up until pretty close to the time of trial, so whether it is "counterclaims to counterclaims" (not really a thing) or "amending the original set of claims," it will likely be permitted.
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