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Q: Re on case papers on a dm case number what does that mean?

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A: In the context of a legal case, "re" on case papers with a docket number typically stands for "regarding" or "in the matter of." It's used to indicate the subject or nature of the case. So, when you see "re" followed by a case number, it signifies that the case papers or documents pertain to that particular case and provide information or details related to it. It's a common abbreviation used in legal documents to specify the case's identity or reference point. If you have any specific questions or need further information about a case with "re" on the case papers, it's advisable to consult with your attorney or review the documents in question for more context.

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