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Rule 790. Answer Taken as Admitting Possession
Such plea or any other answer to the merits shall be an admission by the defendant, for the purpose of that action, that he was in possession of the premises sued for, or that he claimed title thereto at the time of commencing the action, unless he states distinctly in his answer the extent of his possession or claim, in which case it shall be an admission to such, extent only.
Source: Art. 7374, unchanged.Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.