A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a
lawsuit is commenced. Commonly this person is identified as "John Doe" or "
Feb 15, 2012 ... The John Doe custom was born out of a strange and long since vanished ... on
behalf of a fictitious tenant against another fictitious person who had ... The
surnames, meanwhile, both reference deer - a doe being a female ...
a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a male party whose true name is
not known. ... of or for an unknown person; using the name John Doe to stand for
an ... By 1852, John Doe was being used in North America for "any man whose ...
or The judge issued a warrant for the arrest of the perpetrators, Jane Doe no.
legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/John Doe lawsuit
fictitious defendants. n. when a party suing (plaintiff) is not sure if he/she knows if
there are unknown persons involved in the incident or the business being sued, ...
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John Doe or Jane Doe. A fictitious name used for centuries in the law when a
specific person is not known by name. The name John Doe can be used in a ...
It is fundamental that an action at law requires a person or entity which has the
right ... contend that the John Doe designation named a legal entity capable of
being sued. ... John Doe 1 is an entirely fictitious name for a fictitious entity
having no ... In Goolsby, the complaint identified defendants “John Doe” and “
Jane Doe” as ...
Section 1: Use of Fictitious Names or Pseudonyms in Connecticut Courts ..............
............. 4. Table 1: John or Jane Doe Defendants in Civil Matters . ... designation [
d/b/a] . . . is merely descriptive of the person or corporation who does business
under some other .... proceeding in fact being a reconsideration so to speak or a...
However, “John Doe” is not a misnomer for any person or entity. ... the correct
defendant; rather, the problem is not being able to identify that defendant). ... toll
limitations by suing an unknown defendant as “John Doe” or any other fictitious
name. ... is unknown and designating the unknown defendant as “John or Jane
Jun 24, 2007 ... Unidentified bodies are called John / Jane Doe because at one time they ... world
and general usage as a generic stand-in for any unnamed person. ... action of
ejectment, the fictitious defendant being called Richard Roe".
for Jane and John Doe defendants after the statute of limitations ... seizure occurs
even when an unintended person or thing is the object of the ... after being
ordered to lie down on the highway with at least ..... summons naming as
defendants three businesses and "John Doe 1-5." ... John Doe 1 is an entirely