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Examination for discovery
Examination for discovery
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After responses are received under Rule 7-2(23), can the examining party ask follow up questions or make further inquiries by way of a letter?
Are plaintiffs entitled to examine for discovery a representative of each of two corporate defendants? And if such parties still refuse to attend for examination, in violation of a court order under the Supreme Court Civil Rules, what can the courts do to sanction those parties?
During questioning pursuant to Rule 5.25 Alberta Rules of Court, Alta. Reg. 124/2010 can the questioner asked a hypothetical question?
During questioning pursuant to Rule 5.25 of the Alberta Rules of Court, Alta. Reg. 124/2010, does the party or witness have to answer questions of law?
How have courts interpreted the requirement that questions on discovery must be “relevant to any matter in issue in the action” under Rule 31.06?
How will courts interpret the new time limits for examinations for discovery?
In a situation where answers to undertakings give rise to potential new questions, when will the courts allow a follow-up discovery?
In an examination for discovery, can the questioner ask a witness questions of law?
In an examination for discovery, can the questioner ask the witness a hypothetical question?
Is a plaintiff entitled to examine for discovery multiple representatives of a corporate defendant? And if the representatives refuse to attend for examination, in violation of a court order, what can the court do to sanction those parties?
Is factual information relevant to the issues in dispute in a litigation, provided by a lawyer to his client, privileged?
Is there any privilege in regard to communications between a husband and his wife?
Is there any privilege regarding communications between a husband and his wife?
To what degree can a lawyer ask questions about the opposing party's lawyer's advice, with a view to establishing a limitation defence, given the issue of privilege?
What are the obligations of counsel to correct incorrect or incomplete answers given on an examination for discovery?
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Discovery of documents
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