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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 ...

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If it is later discovered that the defendant was driving another person's car at the time of the car accident, the plaintiff can amend the complaint to replace DOE 1 ...

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Jun 2, 2017 ... That's when you include them in the complaint as "Doe defendants," i.e., ... to defendants brought into litigation less than 1 month before trial).

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The following hypothetical illustrates the operation of California's unique Doe defendant prac- tice. Suppose that on the same day, April 1, 1969, four similar but .

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particular DOE defendant is ascertained, the plaintiff amends the complaint to refer to ... defendant's correct name for one of the DOES, thus correcting the error.

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does are unknown defendants. they are pled to protect the right to substitute later other defendants if it becomes necessary.

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1 [64 Cal. App. 3d 837]. Plaintiff allegedly was injured on or about October 23, ... It was alleged that "each of the Defendants designated herein as a Doe is in ...

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Page 1 ... complaint, the plaintiff, being ignorant of the true name of the defendant and having designated the defendant in the complaint by the fictitious name of:.

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Sep 8, 2016 ... ... Warrior" Attorney Steve Vondran explains what a "Doe" Defendant is. ... a Plaintiff does not know the name of one or more Defendants.