Thursday, November 29, 2012
Luzerne County Local Rule Streamlines Motion to Compel Discovery Process
The following reminder of a recent new Luzerne County Local Rule pertaining to, and streamlining, Motions to Compel Discovery was highlighted in the Luzerne Register:
NOTICE TO ALL LAWYERS
208.3(b) Alternative Procedures
Cite Rule as: Luz. Co. R.Civ.P.208.3(b)
A Motion to Compel Answers to Interrogatories and/or Responses to Request For Production of Documents, where no objections have been filed, shall be submitted to the Motions Judge along with a proposed Order requiring the opposing party to provide full and complete answers within thirty (30) days or suffer such sanctions as the Court deems necessary.
Notice of Intention to Present the Motion to Compel must be provided to all parties of record not less than three (3) business days prior to the date of presentation and must be attached to the Motion. A brief in support of the Motion shall not be required.