Civil Procedure I

Document Request

A document request allows a party to force the opposing party to produce any requested documents that are not privileged.

Each party gets unlimited document requests, as long as they are not unduly burdensome.

A party has 30 days to respond to a document request.

A party must produce documents as they are kept in the usual course of business or must organize and label them to correspond to the categories in the request

Rule 34.

For non-parties, Rule 45 must be used instead.