In law, interrogatories (also known as requests for further information) are a formal set of written questions propounded by one litigant and required to be answered by an adversary, in order to clarify matters of fact and help to determine in advance what facts will be presented at any trial in the case.In civil cases, the issues to be decided can potentially be more complex than in criminal cases. For example if a person is charged with speeding, in a hypothetical case the prosecution has to prove that the person was the driver of the motor vehicle and that it was being driven in excess of the proper speed without any lawful excuse.
Posts about Interrogatories
  • Philadelphia Car Accident Statistics

    … reports Conducting depositions,2 which elicit testimony from other parties that is given under oath Issuing interrogatories, which are written questions that a party must answer under oath Victims should keep in mind that an attorney will make the process of preparing your case much easier than it would be if they chose to do…

    Gabriel Levin/ 16 readers -
  • Simple Law Firm Procedures to Increase Workflow: Naming Conventions

    … for Admission RFD – Requests for Disclosure RFP – Request for Production ROG – Interrogatories This list could go on and on, and do not feel compelled to keep it short. Include everything you could consistently abbreviate, and always feel free to add to the list. However, don’t over-abbreviate, as the goal is to make viewing documents easy. Remember…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 8 readers -
  • Will I have to testify at my personal injury trial?

    … a formal investigation is conducted.1 the discovery process normally includes subpoenas for documents, interrogatories which are form of written questions, and depositions. A deposition is similar to a courtroom testimony because it involves the taking of an oral statement, under oath, and is made by a living witness or involved party.2 The setting…

    Bruning Legal- 12 readers -
  • How a Legal Malpractice Attorney Uses the Discovery Process

    … in the case may be questioned. A deposition allows the deponent to have an attorney present, and legal counsel for the other side will also be present. Interrogatories may also be used, which are another questioning format. Anything entered into discovery must be shown to be genuine. What Is Admissible During Discovery? Information, both in written…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 30 readers -
  • Security Clearance and Past Illegal Drug Usage – What Can You Do?

    … Over the past several years, the government has tightened its rules regarding granting security clearances. My previous blog posts regarding security clearances cover the changes instituted by the government to give closer scrutiny in deciding whether to grant an individual access to classified material. As I have written previously, the three…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 36 readers -
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