Types of Civil Discovery in California
Civil discovery is one of the most important processes during civil litigation. This process allows each side the opportunity to discover facts and evidence from the other side. There are various types of civil discovery methods. They are:
- Produce and permit the inspection and copying of documents which the propounding party believes are relevant to the civil case and which documents are believed to be in the possession, custody or control of that party;
- Produce and permit the inspection, photographing, testing or sample of any tangible item which is relevant to the case and believed to be in the possession, custody or control of that party;
- Allow the propounding party to enter on land or property to measure, survey, photograph, test or sample the land, property or any designated object or operation on it which is relevant to the case and believed in the possession, custody or control of that party or
- Allow the propounding party to inspect, copy, test or sample electronically stored information in possession, custody or control of that party.
Using Our Office for Your Civil Discovery Needs
The types of civil discovery a party may choose to utilize in a litigation case will vary. Due to the varying complexities of civil proceedings, many fees must be quoted on an individual basis based on the services required. All of our services are quoted on a FLAT FEE basis. Some of the more standard services are: