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In a summary cause action, can you counterclaim for more than

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In a summary cause action, can you counterclaim for more than £5,000 or would that automatically push it into an ordinary cause tract?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
The counterclaim can be for whatever amount you want but only if the action became substantially more complex it could be shifted from summary cause to ordinary cause.
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