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ANSWER OF DEFENDANT ________ TO
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COMPLAINT OF PLAINTIFF___________
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25 Defendant, __________, answers the complaint of Plaintiff, ________________ as follows:
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1. Defendant admits the allegations in paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
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2. Defendant denies the allegations in paragraph 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
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1 3. Defendant has not information or belief that the allegations in paragraph 13 are true so
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4. Defendant denies the allegations in paragraph 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,
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25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51,
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7 5. Except as expressly admitted herein, Defendant denies all of the allegations of the

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If you know that everything in a particular paragraph is
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false then deny it. If you have no knowledge whether a
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13 particular paragraph is true, then deny it on information and
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15 belief as shown in paragraph 3 above. Remember that
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anything that you do not specifically deny will be considered
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admitted and that you should admit or deny every paragraph.
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20 FURTHER, AS SEPARATE AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES to each and every claim for relief
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of the complaint, this Answering Defendant is informed and believes, and on such information and
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belief alleges as follows:
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defenses, in other words state enough facts so that you state a
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sufficient defense. Do NOT just use the affirmative defenses
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3 statement such as: “On or about, plaintiff and I agreed that I
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