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 .


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).


*1 Before the Court is Plaintiffs Darcelle Chatoian. (“Chatoian”), Cynthia ... Court is Defendants' Motion to Strike/Dismiss the Doe. Defendants from the First ...


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 ...


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 ...


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