Alternative Pleading Definition

Define what is Alternative Pleading?

1. alternative pleading, pleading in the alternative (noun)

a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on.

    Hypernyms

    pleading noun
    (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding.

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