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Rule 574a. New Matter May be Pleaded (1988)
Either party may plead any new matter in the county or district court which was not presented in the court below, but no new ground of recovery shall be set up by the plaintiff, nor shall any set-off or counterclaim be set up by the defendant which was not pleaded in the court below. The pleading thereof shall be in writing and filed in the cause before the parties have announced ready for trial.
New ruleJuly 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988.