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231 Pa. Code Rule 232. Counterclaim. Termination of Plaintiff’s Action.

Rule 232. Counterclaim. Termination of Plaintiff’s Action.

 (a)  A discontinuance or nonsuit shall not affect the right of the defendant to proceed with a counterclaim theretofore filed.

 (b)  A counterclaim may not be terminated, in whole or in part, by the defendant, except by discontinuance or voluntary nonsuit, and subject to conditions similar to those applicable to the plaintiff.


   The provisions of this Rule 232 adopted September 30, 1949, effective April 1, 1950; amended April 4, 1990, effective July 1, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 2279. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (143659) to (143660).

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