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What is CONTINUANDO

In pleading. A form of allegation in which the trespass, criminal offense, or other wrongful act complained of is charged to have been committed on a specified day and to have “continued” to the present time, or is averred to have been committed at diverse days and times within a given period or on a specified day and on diverse other days and times between that day and another. This is called “laying the time with a continuando.” Benson v. Swift, 2 Mass. 52; People v. Sullivan, 9 Utah, 195, 33 Pac. 701.

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