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Florida Civil Procedure
Copyright 2017, Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., a member of the LexisNexis Group.

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Juan Ramirez, Jr.

Chapter Summary


This chapter from Florida Civil Procedure covers the function of and procedures pertaining to the discovery tool of interrogatories. The chapter begins with a general introduction of interrogatories, and then considers objectives and form. It also addresses answers and objections as well as privileges. Next, the chapter considers use of interrogatory responses at trial, and review of discovery orders. The chapter also includes relevant forms.

Florida Civil Procedure (Matthew Bender) provides practical and comprehensive analysis of the entire spectrum of civil procedure in Florida applicable before, during, and after trial. It covers venue, personal jurisdiction, service of process, pleadings and motions, parties, discovery, trials, defaults, judgments, post-trial motions, and appeals. It also explains injunctions, declaratory actions, extraordinary remedies, and arbitration, as well as particular procedural issues associated with medical malpractice and family law actions.


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See Chapter 1 for an introduction to actions and pre-filing considerations. See Chapter 2 for coverage of rules of procedure. See Chapter 14 for coverage of depositions. See Chapter 16 for coverage of requests for production and inspection. See Chapter 25 for discussion of a subpoena duces tecum for a deposition.


See LexisNexis Practice Guide: Florida Civil Discovery (Matthew Bender) for step-by-step guidance on the many issues related to discovery, including such areas as discovery strategy and planning, preservation of evidence, depositions, discovery of electronic information, physical and mental examinations, requests for admission, and exchanging expert witness information.

See Bender's Forms of Discovery Interrogatories (Volumes 1 to 10A) (Matthew Bender) for an A-to-Z selection of sample interrogatories under more than 200 title categories from accounting to zoning.

See Bender's Forms of Discovery Treatise (Volumes 11-17) (Matthew Bender) for a comprehensive litigation guide that offers in-depth discussion and action-oriented practice materials for the discovery methods, along with charts of state discovery rules.

See Moore's AnswerGuide: Federal Discovery Practice (Matthew Bender) for guidance in discovery in federal civil cases, including topics such as requests for production, interrogatories, depositions, requests for admission, privilege, discovery of electronically stored information, and discovery from nonparties.
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