Supplemental Pleadings Law and Legal Definition

Supplemental pleadings refer to pleadings that present subsequent matter related to the claim or defense presented in the original pleading. A supplemental proceeding can modify the amount or nature of the relief prayed for in the original pleading.

The following is an example of a case law on supplemental pleadings:

Supplemental pleadings deal with events subsequent to the pleading to be altered and merely represent additions to or continuations of the earlier pleadings. [Adeleke v. Comcast Cable Commun., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2217 (D. Tex. 2006)].