25-1316. Judgment upon counterclaim or setoff.

If a counterclaim or setoff established at the trial exceeds the plaintiff's claim so established, judgment for the defendant must be given for the excess; or, if it appears that the defendant is entitled to any affirmative relief, judgment should be given therefor.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 441, p. 467; R.S.1913, § 8009; C.S.1922, § 8950; C.S.1929, § 20-1316; R.S.1943, § 25-1316.