Rule 17.02. Capacity to Sue or Be Sued

(1) The capacity of any party to sue or be sued shall be determined by the law of this state.

(2) Any partnership or other unincorporated association may sue and be sued in the name which it has assumed or by which it is known. [As amended July 1, 1979; and amended by order entered January 28, 2000, effective July 1, 2000.]

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