Legal Question in Civil Litigation in Florida

How do I add another defendant to a small claims case that is already filed?

I have filed a small claims case against a corporate plaintiff and pursuant to discover have learned of an individual that should be named as a defendant. How do I do that?

Asked on 3/29/04, 4:09 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

Re: How do I add another defendant to a small claims case that is already filed?

The easiest way is to make a written motion before the court to add a prty to the summons and complaint and then serve the new party. A second way would be to start a separate action and then make a written motion to consolidate the 2 cases.

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Answered on 3/29/04, 5:30 pm


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