ADDING A DEFENDANT TO A FEDERAL......

Asked 11 months ago - Cincinnati, OH

Can you add a Defendant to a Federal lawsuit without amending the complaint?

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  1. John Robert Kormanik

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    Answered . The simple answer is no, you cannot add a defendant to a federal lawsuit without amending the complaint.

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  2. Raymond George Wigell

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    Answered . Defendants can be added in a civil case with leave of court. This appears to be a civil matter not a criminal matter. Consult a federal civil attorney regarding procedures.

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  3. Christopher M. Patterson

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    Answered . This appears to be a question about a civil matter that should be posted in the appropriate forum like lawsuits or personal injury, etc. Good luck.

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