Ex Parte motions are invoked when there is an urgent need for one party such as a protection from domestic abuse and the need for a temporary restraining order.
The rules surrounding removal of civil actions can be daunting and strict compliance is required.
Whether you are a civil litigator, a client, or pursuing a case Pro Se, the term “forensic” will come up as you enter into discovery, and most especially with electronic discovery.
E-Discovery has become an essential aspect in numerous civil litigation cases – but what are the ramifications if the opposing party does not produce?
Among the critical issues a litigator needs to be acquainted with when dealing with evidence in a legal proceeding is that of “spoliation”.
An overview of other states across the country that have amended existing local rules, added rules, or repealed rules.
The California Courts have experienced numerous rule changes, amendments, repealed rules and new rules effective January 1, 2014.
South Carolina District Court Local Rules were amended November 15, 2013
The California Code of Civil Procedure 2031 (effective June 29, 2009) concerns a party obtaining discovery in a court action. The code specifies that any party is able to obtain discovery within the guidelines outlined in Chapters 2 and 3, however, they must abide by the restrictions contained within Chapter 5.