Form 28A

Courts of Justice Act


(Include the crossclaim in the same document as the statement of defence, and entitle the document STATEMENT OF DEFENCE AND CROSSCLAIM.  The crossclaim is to follow the last paragraph of the statement of defence.  Number the paragraphs in sequence commencing with the number following the number of the last paragraph of the statement of defence.)


The defendant (name) claims against the defendant (name): (State here the precise relief claimed.)

(Then set out in separate, consecutively numbered paragraphs each allegation of material fact relied on to substantiate the crossclaim.)

(Where a defendant to the crossclaim is sued in a capacity other than that in which the defendant is a party to the main action, set out the capacity.  Where the statement of defence and crossclaim is to be served outside Ontario without a court order, include the facts and the specific provisions of Rule 17 relied on in support of such service.)


(Name, address and telephone number of crossclaiming
defendant’s solicitor or crossclaiming defendant)

TO (Name and address of defendant to crossclaim’s solicitor or defendant to crossclaim)

RCP-E 28A (November 1, 2005)