Is there a limit on interrogatories?
(1) Number. Unless otherwise stipulated or ordered by the court, a party may serve on any other party no more than 25 written interrogatories, including all discrete subparts. Leave to serve additional interrogatories may be granted to the extent consistent with Rule 26(b)(1) and (2). (3) Answering Each Interrogatory.
Do subpoenas cost money?
You may have to pay a witness you subpoena. Witnesses can ask for $35 a day and 20 cents a mile each way at the time you serve the Subpoena. Be prepared to pay the witness fees. If the witness asks for the money before your court date and you do not pay it, then the witness does not have to show up at your hearing.
When to issue a Rule 34 request for documents?
With the recent e-discovery amendments, a change in Rule 26 (d) (2) states that either party can issue a Rule 34 request for documents 21 days after the service of summons and complaint, which allows each side a glimpse into the relevant information as soon as possible.
How to comply with rule 34.02 production request?
In the written response to the production request that Rule 34 requires, the responding party must state the form it intends to use for producing electronically stored information if the requesting party does not specify a form or if the responding party objects to a form that the requesting party specifies.
When does a defendant have to respond to Rule 34?
Amended Rule 26 (d) (2) now permits the plaintiff to submit Rule 34 requests only 21 days after service of summons and complaint, or 69 days earlier than previously permitted. It is true that the defendant is not required to respond to the Rule 34 request before the Rule 26 (f) meeting; the response is due 30 days after the Rule 26 (f) meeting.
How long do you have to respond to a FRCP request?
Time to Respond. The party to whom the request is directed must respond in writing within 30 days after being served or — if the request was delivered under Rule 26 (d) (2) — within 30 days after the parties’ first Rule 26 (f) conference. A shorter or longer time may be stipulated to under Rule 29 or be ordered by the court.