General Demurrer – an objection pointing out a substantive defect in an opponent’s pleading (i.e. “lack of subject-matter jurisdiction”)

general demurrer:

1. See general exception (1) under EXCEPTION (1).

general exception:

1. An objection pointing out a substantive defect in an opponent’s pleading, such as the insufficiency of the claim or the court’s lack of subject-matter jurisdiction; an objection to a pleading for want of substance. — aka general demurrer. [1]


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[1]:  Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6


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