FRCP 17(a)(3)

FRCP 17(a)(3)

Definition

[Joinder of the Real Party in Interest] The court may not dismiss an action for failure to prosecute in the name of the real party in interest until, after an objection, a reasonable time has been allowed for the real party in interest to ratify, join, or be substituted into the action. After ratification, joinder, or substitution, the action proceeds as if it had been originally commenced by the real party in interest.

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