John Doe summons

Definition of "John Doe summons"
  1. A legal notice addressed to an unknown individual, commonly referred to as John Doe
How to use "John Doe summons" in a sentence
  1. The court issued a John Doe summons to gather information about the unidentified party in the lawsuit.
  2. Without a specific name for the party involved, the attorney had to resort to using a John Doe summons.
  3. The John Doe summons was employed as a measure to compel an unidentified individual to appear in court.

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