Tag: Protective Order

Seeking a Protective Order

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Under the Civil Discovery Act of 1986, California civil discovery (including the scheduling and taking of depositions) was designed to be essentially “self-executing.” That is, a party demanding discovery doesn’t need prior approval, and a responding party may object instead of providing the requested information. An objection often ends a dispute, but sometimes it doesn’t. When an objection isn’t enough, the next step may be to move the court for a protective order.  

Continue reading ...

CONFIDENTIAL DEPOSITION TRANSCRIPTS

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Generally, a deposition transcript and exhibits are part of the record of a case and may be disclosed accordingly. Absent a stipulation and protective order, testimony will automatically become part of the public record when the deposition transcript is lodged or filed with the court.  

Continue reading ...

Clear Search

Recent Posts

Archive

Tags