Discovery is the process of investigating any relevant matters in your family law case. All parties have the right to conduct discovery within a certain time frame while the case is pending. There are discovery rules which apply to timeliness and seeking the judge’s enforcement of discovery. It is strongly recommended you seek the assistance of an attorney in obtaining or responding to discovery.
- Request for Production of Documents & Notice to Produce (to party)
- Request for Production of Documents to Employer
- Request for Production of Documents- NON PARTY Request for Production of Documents- NON PARTY (banks, insurance companies, etc.)
- Subpoenas* – obtain from the Clerk of Superior Court
Responding to Discovery
*Subpoenas – A subpoena is a demand made by an officer of the court requiring the attendance of a witness for their testimony, or requiring a party to bring relevant documents to the scheduled hearing or other event. Once your case has been scheduled for a hearing or other event, you may obtain a subpoena from the Clerk of Superior Court. A subpoena can be sent to any entity or individual who has relevant records or information. It must be signed by your attorney or by the Clerk of the Court and you may be charged reasonable administrative and copy costs by the entity served with a subpoena.