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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-166

§1‑166.  Defendant sued in fictitious name; amendment.

When the plaintiff is ignorantof the name of a defendant the latter may be designated in a pleading orproceeding by any name;  and when his true name is discovered, the pleading orproceeding may be amended accordingly. (C.C.P., s. 134; Code, s.275; Rev., s. 510; C.S., s. 550.)