Posted: June 21, 2021
Rules of Civil Procedure – Effective November 1, 2021 and May 1, 2022
DISCLOSURE AND DISCOVERY AMENDMENTS
URCP026. General provisions governing disclosure and discovery. Amend. The amendments to Rule 26 extend several discovery timelines and clarify multiple provisions. The amendments also include the language that was proposed in SJR004 (2021), which addressed a party’s duty to pay an expert witness’s hourly fee for attendance at a deposition.
- make case names more neutral and less antagonistic;
- shorten the presumptive discovery period for domestic cases;
- implement the case management recommendations of the “Report and Recommendations to the Standing Committee on Children and Family Law;” and
- address issues raised in a recent legislative audit.
URCP010. Form of pleadings and other papers. Amend. Effective May 1, 2022.
URCP012. Defenses and objections. Amend.
URCP026. General provisions governing disclosure and discovery. Amend.
URCP026.01. Disclosure and discovery in domestic relations actions. Amend.
URCP100A. Case Management of Domestic Relations Actions. NEW.
URCP104. Divorce decree upon affidavit. Amend.
URCP106. Modification of final domestic relations order. Amend.
Supreme Court Order for rules 12, 26, 26.1, 100A, 104, and 106