Interrogatories are written questions sent by one party in a lawsuit to another party in that same suit, which the responding party must answer under penalty of perjury.
There are two types of interrogatories: form interrogatories and special interrogatories.
What are special interrogatories?
Special interrogatories are interrogatories directed to the jury upon a request for a special verdict or special findings. In a bill in equity, special interrogatories are interrogatories contained in or referred to and constituting a definite part of such a bill according to traditional equity practice.
How many questions can you ask in interrogatories?
Rule 33. Interrogatories to Parties. (1) Number. Unless otherwise stipulated or ordered by the court, a party may serve on any other party no more than 25 written interrogatories, including all discrete subparts.
How soon can you serve discovery in California?
It depends on whether you are the plaintiff or defendant. Plaintiff can serve written discovery as early as ten days after the defendant has been served with the summons or has appeared in the case, whichever occurs first.
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