When any party to a lawsuit dies, the estate of the deceased party is substituted for the person. The estate executor or administrator then becomes the party in interest to handle the lawsuit. In most states, the executor/administrator will handle the lawsuit without having to consult with the ultimate beneficiaries before taking any action, such as settling. In practice though it is wise to get some feeling from the beneficiaries, since they might make some objections about a settlement and try to hold the executor/administrator liable for making a bad settlement. But once the ececutor/administrator does sign on the settlement, the beneficiaries cannot re-open the case just because they dislike the result.
No defendant no charges. It is done.
well it depends on if the defendant had a spouse or an family , it would be there choice if neither are uncontactable then it is entirely in the hands of the judge
What happens if the defendant dies before pretrial has happened was charged with trafficing an they have seized cars an personal items. can i get these items back.
when a person dies and a lawssuit is pending in new york city does he or she lawsuit drop sixty percent
pleadings filed by a defendant in a lawsuit is called written statement.
The defendant is the person who is being sued in a lawsuit.
The defendant must then suffer capital punishment so the plaintiff can collect in the afterlife. Unless the plaintiff is a Hindu, or Buddhist, then it is up to the attorney to locate the being that the plaintiff has been re-incarnated as.
The person who is accused of the crime is known as the defendant.
Possibly the results would affect the estate--this happens fairly often.
A plaintiff initiates a lawsuit against a defendant.
Defendent has 30 days to asnwer a lawsuit.
The answer is no, the plaintiff can dismiss the lawsuit at anytime if there are no substantial objections from the defendant.