en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictitious_defendants

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 ...

answers.justia.com/question/2010/10/24/definition-does-1-100-inclusive-726

Oct 24, 2010 ... A: "Does", "John Doe" or "Jane Doe" are placeholder name used in legal actions for people whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld ...

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John Doe fictitious. ... "Does" are named in the complaint so that if the attorney discovers after the lawsuit is filed the name of someone who ...

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

Defendants identified at this juncture as John and Jane Doe defendants. ... Upon information and belief, Defendants John Doe Corporations 1 through 10.

caselaw.findlaw.com/nj-supreme-court/1465344.html

Case opinion for NJ Supreme Court MYRLAK v. John Doe 1-5, Doe Company 1- 5 and Doe Corp. 1-5, Defendants.. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.

www.nfsesq.com/resources/how-to-add-a-doe-defendant-to-a-complaint

In California, if you are ignorant of the name or identity of a defendant, you may still name that defendant in your complaint by naming him as a “Doe” (as in John  ...

www.justice.gov/file/1141211/download

counsel, hereby sues Defendants JOHN DOE 1 a/k/a “Jeff Adams,” JOHN DOE 2 ... contact James Jackson (John Doe 2) at the Fraud Protection Agency to report ...

www.cleveland.com/open/2010/06/ohio_supreme_court_clarifies_r.html

Jun 8, 2010 ... While Ohio law allows plaintiffs to file "placeholder" lawsuits with nameless defendants such as John Doe, the Ohio Supreme Court says the ...

www.news-daily.com/features/breaking-developers-sue-county-edmondson-john-does/article_2e0ccf92-c784-50ba-9d88-81cffc047ff6.html

Jan 22, 2019 ... JONESBORO — Developers who gave Clayton County officials 30 days to lift a moratorium related to the failed Amazon HQ2 bid near ...