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Proposed Amendments to Family Law Rules Concerning Interrogatories

The Family Law Rules Committee invites comments on the proposed rule amendment anticipated to be included in a report to the court concerning Rule 12.340 (Interrogatories to Parties), Form 12.930 (b) (Standard Family Law Interrogatories for Original or Enforcement Proceedings), and Form 12.930 (c) (Standard Family Interrogatories for Modification Proceedings).

Interested persons have until April 30, 2021, to submit any comments, electronically, to Cory Brandfon, chair of the Family Law Rules Committee, and to Bar staff liaison Mikalla Davis.

Proposal Summary

Rule 12.340 (Interrogatories to Parties) 16-2-1 In subdivision (b), adds a sentence exempting expert interrogatories from the limitation of ten additional interrogatories to a party.

In subdivision (d), adds “General Practice and” to update the rule set name change in the Court’s opinion in SC20-165.

Form 12.930 (b) 9-8-2 Throughout the form, adds “General Practice and” to update the rule set name change in the Court’s opinion in SC20-165.

Under 6. Miscellaneous, adds an additional interrogatory listing names and addresses of all persons who are believed to have any knowledge concerning any of the issues in the proceeding.

Form 12.930 (c) 9-8-2 Throughout the form, adds “General Practice and” to update the rule set name change in the Court’s opinion in SC20-165.

Under 6. Miscellaneous, adds an additional interrogatory listing names and addresses

Full Text of Proposal

Publication Interrogatories March 2021