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RULE 3-305. CLAIMS FOR RELIEF

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 3. Civil Procedure--District Court
Chapter 300. Pleadings and Motions
MD Rules, Rule 3-305
RULE 3-305. CLAIMS FOR RELIEF
A pleading that sets forth a claim for relief, whether an original claim, counterclaim, cross-claim, or third-party claim, shall contain a clear statement of the facts necessary to constitute a cause of action and a demand for judgment for the relief sought. Relief in the alternative or of several different types may be demanded.
Cross reference: For pleading requirements and other procedures when attorneys' fees are claimed, see Rule 3-741.
Source: This Rule is derived from former M.D.R. 301 a (ii) and the 1966 version of Fed. R. Civ. P. 8 (a).

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[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984. Amended Nov. 12, 2003, eff. Jan. 1, 2004; Nov. 1, 2012, eff. Jan. 1, 2013; Oct. 17, 2013, eff. Jan. 1, 2014.]

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL NOTES
2003 Orders
The November 12, 2003, order amended the source note.
2012 Orders
November 1, 2012, order made a stylistic change.
2013 Orders
The October 17, 2013, order, added a cross reference concerning attorneys’ fees.
MD Rules, Rule 3-305, MD R RCP DIST CT Rule 3-305
Current with amendments received through April 1, 2020.
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