Cross-Complaint Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Cross-Complaint, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Cross-Complaint?

It refers to a written complain by the defendant against the plaintiff whoch had filed an original complaint against the defendant, is known as cross complaint. The defendant can file a complain against a third party also and all the parties are liable for the action. Defendant in this case is known as cross complainant and the the party against which he/she complains is cross defendant.