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Use the NC General Statutes for this assignment.

The NC Rules of Civil Procedure are found in
Chapter 1A, Article 5.

● Rule 26: What are the five types of discovery authorized in NC? There’s interrogatories
which are sent to an opposing party in a lawsuit as a written request for information. A
deposition where one party ask the other party or a third party who may have information
or documents pertaining to the case, a number of questions under oath to be answered.
Request for admissions are written request to the opposing party calling for a denial or
admission relevant to the case. Request for production of documents or things, this may
include possessions, custody, or control of the opposing party or a nonparty third person.
Lastly, a request a physical or mental examination. Usually must be sought by a motion
based off its intursiveness, and only aftergood case is shown.


Rule 26(b)(1a): Create an example that would show discovery that may be limited by the

A abortion conducted by the party of an unborn baby conceived through both parties which was
a medical hardship and was conducted for health purposes but has been used against the party
by the other party. It is demeaning.

● Rule 26(f): Alan remembers learning something about discovery meetings and discovery
plans. Using "bullets" list five important things Alan needs to know about discovery meetings and
● Can’t be any earlier than 40 days after the complaint is filed in action.
● Parties should meet in the county in which the action is pending, not less than 21
days after the initial request for a meeting is filed and served upon the parties unless
otherwise agreed.
● In a discovery meeting held in pursuit to subdivision the attorneys and any
unrepresented parties shall consider the nature and basis of the parties claim and
defenses and possibilities.
● Discovery plans must contain a statement if the issues as they ten appear.
● If parties do not agree to a discovery plan meeting held to pursuit to subdivision
upon motion of any party must appear before the court for a discovery conference at
whichthe court shall order entry of a discovery plan after the report required to be

● Rule 26(g): Who signs the interrogatories Alan has drafted for a client in a case? What is
the significance of this signature? should be signed by at least one attorney of record in that
attorney;s name, and the address of the attorney must be stated, if a party isn’t
represented by an attorney, they should sign. ; A signature constitutes a certification that
the attorney or party has read the request,response, or objection to the best of the
knowledge, information and belief formed after a reasonable inquiry.
● Rule 30(b)(1): In general, what things should Alan include in the notice of deposition?
How early does this notice need to be served on an in-state resident?
● Rule 32(a)(1): Alan has read this a few times but just does not get it. Can you give him
an example of when a deposition may be used to contradict or impeach a witness in court? When
the deponent denies such happenings from what the other party has stated.

does Alan's client have to produce electronically stored information in print form and on a flash drive? It’s recommended for organization but not mandatory. ● Rule 35: What is required from a court for this discovery method? To obtain a mental or physical examine stating the parties conditions. in one or more sets. along with the information of the Physician who has performed the physical report and the documents. ● Rule 37(b1): Give an example of this for Alan. ● Rule 34(b): In general. When a deponent refuses to speak on a case matter the courts look at them as being disrespectful to the courts and disregards them for any accountability towards the case discovery. .● Rule 33: Is there a limit to the number of interrogatories Alan can direct at the opposing party? No more than 50.