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Husband and wife both sued as an individuals, do you need to file 2 separate response and pay two filing fee?

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California

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No

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Yes q is can we file a joint response ( answer) and pay one filing fee?

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Hello,

If you are each sued in your individual capacity, then you must each answer separately and that means two separate filing fees.

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