You must sue using the defendant's
legal name. If the defendant is a business
or corporation and you do not know
legal name, check with the County Clerk's
Office; or the Office of the Secretary
State, Corporate Status Unit. Ask the
for help if you do not know how to
information. If you do not use the
exact legal name, the court may be
correct the name on your claim at the
or after judgment.
If you want to sue a government agency,
must first file a claim with that agency
before you can file a lawsuit in court.
you must do this no later than six
after the act or event you are suing