Texas Discovery: A Guide to Taking and Resisting Discovery Under the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure

Discovery is the largest cost in most civil actions--as much as ninety percent in complex cases! It also can be the most frustrating part of trial.The key is properly drafting, and responding to, written discovery.
Publisher: ALM
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2019 Edition
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ISBN: 9781628815030
Publisher: ALM
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Book Edition: 2018-09

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​Discovery is the largest cost in most civil actions--as much as ninety percent in complex cases! It also can be the most frustrating part of trial.The key is properly drafting, and responding to, written discovery.

Texas Written Discovery has been expanded to include all types of Discovery. There are new chapters covering Depositions, Expert Testimony and Physical and Mental Examinations. There is also a new, robust section on Electronic Discovery. Robert Wise is a founding member of Lillard Wise Szygenda PLLC and his practice centers on trial and appellate litigation.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Discovery’s Purpose and Discovery Control Plans and Limitations—Texas Rule 190

Chapter 3: Modifying Discovery Procedures; Conference Requirements; Signing Written-Discovery Requests; Responses and Objections; and Filing Requirements—Texas Rule 191

Chapter 4: Permissible Discovery; Forms, Sequence and Scope of Discovery; and Protective Orders—Texas Rule 192

Chapter 5: Written Discovery: Response, Objection, Privilege Assertion; Amending or Supplementing Responses; Failure to Timely Respond; Presumption of Authenticity—Texas Rule 193

Chapter 6: Requests for Disclosure-Texas Rule 194

Chapter 7: Expert Discovery—Texas Rule 195

Chapter 8: Production Requests-Texas Rule 196

Chapter 9: Interrogatories-Texas Rule 197

Chapter 10: Requests for Admission-Texas Rule 198

Chapter 11: Depositions—Texas Rules 199-203

Chapter 12: Physical and Mental Examinations—Texas Rule 204

Chapter 13: Discovery from Non
Parties—Texas Rule 205

Chapter 14: Sanctioning Discovery Abuse and Compelling Discovery - Texas Rule 215