After reviewing the 2023 discovery statutes, there have been changes to the following statutes:
The most significant change in the 2023 discovery statutes is the repealing of C.C.P. 2016.080 Informal Discovery Conference. See discovery blog titled “If Meet and Confer fails, Ask for Help.” Also, make sure to check your local rules and determine if your court will still use informal discovery conferences.
C.C.P. §2025.310 Deposition via remote means; Who must appear in person; Procedure
Added the second sentence to paragraph (b) which states:
If a party or attorney of record elects to be physically present at the location of the deponent, all physically present participants in the deposition shall comply with local health and safety ordinances, rules, and orders.Continue Reading It’s a New Year and there are New Discovery Laws