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California Deposition and Discovery Practice

Complete guide, with law, text, annotated forms and procedural guides to every phase of discovery in civil litigation.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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Complete guide, with law, text, annotated forms and procedural guides to every phase of discovery in civil trial cases. In-depth, practical coverage includes:

•  General discovery concepts - planning, time limits and motion procedures
•  Scope of discovery - privileges and other protected matters
•  Methods of obtaining discovery under the Civil Discovery Act
of 1986 - depositions, interrogatories, inspections, examinations, requests for admission, exchange of expert witness information
•  Charts listing when sanctions are available and when statutory time periods may be shortened or extended
•  Procedural guides and forms that are easy to use and to copy
•  Appendices offering the complete text of Discovery Act, pertinent Evidence Code sections, and related California
•  Rules of Court, as well as a summary of discovery rules arising out of the trial court delay reduction program
•  Detailed index, tables of cases and statutes
Convenient cross-referencing to California Points and Authorities

First published in 1958.

3 Volumes; Loose-leaf; updated biannually with supplements and revisions.

Table of Contents

DIVISION I CIVIL DISCOVERY IN GENERAL 

    CHAPTER 1 Overview of California Civil Discovery

    CHAPTER 2 Planning Discovery

    CHAPTER 2A Discovery of Electronically Stored
Information in California Courts (E-Discovery)

    CHAPTER 3 Time Limits on Discovery

    CHAPTER 4 Discovery in Proceedings Other Than Civil
Actions

    CHAPTER 5 Discovery in Limited Civil Cases

    CHAPTER 6 Discovery Outside California

    CHAPTER 7 Discovery in Federal Actions
Compared 

    CHAPTER 8 General Procedures for Discovery Motions
and Shortening or Extending Time

    CHAPTER 9 Review of Discovery Orders  


DIVISION II MATTERS SUBJECT TO CIVIL
DISCOVERY  


PART A Scope of Discovery

    CHAPTER 20 Scope of Discovery

PART B Privileged and Other Protected Matters

    CHAPTER 21 Privileged Matters in General

    CHAPTER 22 Privilege Against Self-Incrimination

    CHAPTER 23 Spousal Privileges

    CHAPTER 24 Physician-Patient Privilege

    CHAPTER 25 Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege

    CHAPTER 26 Official Information and Related
Privileges 

    CHAPTER 27 Attorney-Client Privilege 

    CHAPTER 28 Attorney Work Product Protection

    CHAPTER 29 News Media Confidential Source Privilege

    CHAPTER 30 Right to Privacy 

    CHAPTER 31 Health Care Quality Control Committee
Protections 

    CHAPTER 32 Miscellaneous Privileges


DIVISION III METHODS OF CIVIL
DISCOVERY


PART A In General

    CHAPTER 40 Methods of Discovery

    CHAPTER 41 Regulation of Discovery Methods 

    CHAPTER 42 Sanctions for Misuse of Discovery Process
  

  PART B Depositions

    CHAPTER 50 Depositions in General

    CHAPTER 51 Oral Depositions

    CHAPTER 52 Written Depositions 

    CHAPTER 53 Deposition of Nonparty

PART C Other Discovery Methods

    CHAPTER 60 Interrogatories

    CHAPTER 61 Demand for Inspection of Documents,
Things, and Land

    CHAPTER 62 Physical and Mental Examinations

    CHAPTER 63 Requests for Admission

    CHAPTER 64 Exchange of Expert Trial Witness
Information 

    CHAPTER 65 Perpetuation of Testimony and
Preservation of Evidence


DIVISION IV APPENDICES

    APPENDIX A Text of Statutes

    APPENDIX B Text of Related California Rules of Court


    APPENDIX C Correlation Tables