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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 " Jane Doe".

Why Are Unidentified People Called John or Jane Doe? | Mental Floss

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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 ...

John Doe | Define John Doe at Dictionary.com

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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.

John Doe lawsuit - Legal Dictionary - The Free Dictionary

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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, ...

John Doe or Jane Doe - Legal Dictionary - The Free Dictionary

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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 ...

ANDERSON EQUIPMENT COMPANY v. HUCHBER | FindLaw

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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 ...

Assumed or Fictitious Names in Connecticut - Connecticut Judicial ...

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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...

RISTON v. DOE | FindLaw

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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 Doe.

why is an unidentified body called john/Jane doe? | Yahoo Answers

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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".

in the united states district court for the eastern district of ...

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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 fictitious.

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definition of DOES 1 - 100 inclusive - California Civil Litigation ...

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Oct 24, 2010 ... A: "Does", "John Doe" or "Jane Doe" are placeholder name used in legal ... "Does 1-100" being used in a particular case probably means that there are up to 100 additional parties (fictitious defendants) to the legal action that are not yet known. ... Justia assumes no responsibili...

Ohio Supreme Court clarifies rules on 'John Doe' lawsuits ...

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Jun 8, 2010 ... COLUMBUS, Ohio – John and Jane Doe get sued a lot. ... rules allowed suits with fictitious names and gave the person who brought ... The ruling centered on a wrongful death case and ended up being a victory for doctors.

Calendar - New York State Unified Court System

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Aug 10, 2016 ... FICTITIOUS, IT BEING THE INTENTION ... "JOHN DOE #1-5" AND "JANE DOE. # 1-5" SAID ... PERSONS OR PARTIES INTENDED BEING.