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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