Joints in top and bottom plates in basement

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Old 04-18-16, 09:19 AM
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Joints in top and bottom plates in basement

Do joints in top and bottom plates in basement framing need to be offset or a certain distance from corners? I understand in a load bearing wall they would, but do they need to be for a basement wall that is just supporting sheetrock?
 
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Old 04-18-16, 11:04 AM
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There is no code that covers that on an interior non load bearing wall. Do what you like.
 
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