alternative pleading


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Noun1.alternative pleading - a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on
pleading - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Election of Remedies Must Not Be Confused with Alternative Pleading
This use of alternative pleading is "a perfectly acceptable practice under Florida law.
Other changes are made to complement the alternative pleading, disclosure, and discovery practices.

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