en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictitious_defendants

A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a lawsuit is ... The identity of the treating physician is unknown to the plaintiff despite the plaintiff's best efforts to identify the doctor. ... speed to determine the names of the fictitious defendants through discovery of the defendants it is aware of.

www.txcourts.gov/media/1055394/trcp20150901.pdf

Sep 1, 2015 ... RULE 1. OBJECTIVE OF RULES. RULE 2. SCOPE OF RULES. RULE 3. ... RULE 74. FILING WITH THE COURT DEFINED .... Section 10 - The Jury in Court. RULE 216. .... DISCOVERY AND ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENT .... WHERE DEFENDANT IS UNKNOWN OR RESIDENCE IS UNKNOWN.

public.courts.alaska.gov/web/rules/docs/civ.pdf

ALASKA RULES OF COURT. 1. RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE. Table of Contents. PART I. .... (b) Determination by Court Whenever Joinder Not Feasible.

www.leg.state.nv.us/courtrules/nrcp.html

Section 1. The supreme court of Nevada, by rules adopted and published ..... the court must first determine whether good cause exists for the plaintiff's ..... But disclosures under Rule 16.1 and the following discovery requests and ..... If the name of a defendant is unknown to the pleader, the defendant may be designated by ...

www.in.gov/judiciary/rules/trial_proc/index.html

Including Amendments made through January 1, 2019 ..... ten (10) days before filing a motion to withdraw representation, and either: (1) ..... calculated to give the defendant actual knowledge of the proceedings and an opportunity to be heard. .... Discovery documents must also be served in accordance with Trial Rule 26(A).

courts.ms.gov/research/rules/msrulesofcourt/rules_of_civil_procedure.pdf

Failure to Make Or Cooperate in Discovery: Sanctions. 38. Jury Trial of ... Form 28 . Motion by Defendant for Severance of Claims of Several Plaintiffs. Form 29. ... with the. Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure effective July 1, 2014. ... Page 10 ..... chancery court, upon affidavit that the names of such heirs are unknown, the.

cyber.harvard.edu/~nesson/Reading--Pre-Trial_Procedures.pdf

As a general rule, even when not required by court procedure, it's best to keep ... becomes more clear, I periodically review my complaint to determine ... defendant needs to be careful to include all possible affirmative defenses in ... (1) a joint discovery plan scheduling the time and length for all discovery events ..... Page 10 ...

www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/CourtRulesChapter/1.pdf

Dec 1, 2018 ... Ch 1, p.ii. CIVIL PROCEDURE. December 2018. Rule 1.252. By defendants. Rule 1.253 ... Unknown defendants, respondents, or other parties. Rule 1.313 ... Consequences of failure to make disclosures or discovery .... New trial defined .... Form 10: Form of Notice of Intent to File Written Application for.

pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/files/VPcomplaint.pdf

JOHN DOE CORPORATIONS 1 THROUGH 10, and ... Defendants identified at this juncture as John and Jane Doe defendants. ... will seek the Court's authorization to conduct discovery from the bulletin board operators ... which are unknown.