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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 .


Mar 12, 2019 ... Effective April 1, 2019, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has adopted new ... A “John Doe” defendant refers to an anonymous defendant.


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).


OTHER JOHN DOE ENTITIES 1 THROUGH 10, all whose true names are unknown,. Defendants. COMPLAINT. Plaintiff, Video Professor, Inc. ("VPI"), through ...


Feb 9, 2019 ... (1) a defendant's actual name is unknown to the plaintiff or joining party after having ... The unknown defendant should be designated by a Doe ...


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:.