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Nov 11, 2014 ... the unique problem of unknown defendants in § 1983 actions (although ..... The prevailing interpretation of mistake in Rule 15(c)(3)(B).

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to add names of officials whose names were unknown). 2. See, e.g. .... rence” test in Rule 15(c)(1)(B) would center on whether the defendant would have been ...

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(B) by imprisonment for more than one year. ... (c) Nature and Contents. ... A count may allege that the means by which the defendant committed the offense are unknown ... Upon the defendant's motion, the court may strike surplusage from the ...

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(C) a discovery paper required to be served on a party, unless the court ... (A) defendants' pleadings and replies to them need not be served on other defendants;. (B) ... of serving papers upon a party whose address is unknown, see Rule 5(b).

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Note: Source-R.R. 4:30-2(a)(b)(c), 7:12-6; paragraph (b) amended July 16, 1981 .... may be proper parties defendant in the action, any such person or unknown ...

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(c)(1)(B) be directed to the defendant; ... (c)(2)(A) state that the defendant need not answer if the complaint is not filed within 10 days .... (d)(5)(A) If the identity or whereabouts of the person to be served are unknown and cannot be ascertained  ...

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publication where the identity or residence of a defendant is unknown or where a resident ... service of process as described in subdivision (c) of this rule. This rule does not ... (b) Residence known; when publication appropriate. When the ...

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(3) The case type of the proceeding [Administrative Rule 8(B)(3)]; ..... non conveniens until all properly joined defendants file with the clerk of the court a written ...... (C) Infants or incompetent persons--Unborn, unknown, and unlocated persons.

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When any defendant in a civil action is not served within the time allowed for service, .... c. If any agency of the State fails to comply with paragraph b above, then service ..... If the defendant is unknown, he may be designated by description and ...