6 09, 2012

What is a 100 day notice entered by the court in a civil proceeding?

I see a 100 day order was entered by the court in my civil claim. What does that mean and what are the actions that must be taken relative to that? A: I suspect that you might be referring to a 150-day order. These are issued by the court to try to "move the case [...]

6 09, 2012

Is a party to a lawsuit allowed to file a response to a Non-Party’s filed objection to a subpoena duces tecum?

If a party to a lawsuit serves a non-party with a subpoena duces tecum to produce documents, and the non-party files an objection with the court so as to not comply with the subpoena, are both the Plaintiff and Defendant then allowed to file responses to the non-party's filed objection? Additional information I'm a party [...]

29 06, 2012

Does an attorney have to file a notice of appearance to file a pleading on behalf of a party?

There are 5 Defendants in a personal injury lawsuit, and an attorney sends Plaintiff a formal introduction letter explicitly stating that he is only representing 1 of the 5 named Defendants. The attorney then subsequently files an Answer and Counterclaim on behalf of the 1 Defendant, but also concurrently files a Motion to Dismiss for [...]

29 06, 2012

My case is over a year old is it true that I am allowed to receive only one copy of my discovery?

I received a copy of my discovery last May and have not gotten any new material since. I requested a copy from my counsel and let him know I had gone through a separation since receiving the copy back in may and that I wanted to see what had been added since the beginning. He [...]

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