Rules of Civil Procedure – Comment Period Closed March 22, 2021
DISCLOSURE AND DISCOVERY AMENDMENTS
URCP026. General provisions governing disclosure and discovery. Amend. The proposed amendments to Rule 26 extend several discovery timelines and clarify multiple provisions. The amendments also include the language currently proposed in SJR004 (2021), which addresses a party’s duty to pay an expert witness’s hourly fee for attendance at a deposition (lines 113-114).
- 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.
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.