reconventional demand

noun

re·​con·​ven·​tion·​al demand
ˌrē-kən-ˈven-chə-nəl-
in the civil law of Louisiana : counterclaim
allowed to make a reconventional demand arising from a different transaction with the plaintiff

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“Reconventional demand.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/reconventional%20demand. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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