Multiple Choice - An attorney receives a discovery

Multiple Choice - An attorney receives a discovery

An attorney receives a discovery request for documents. The requested documents contain some material that's discoverable and some material that's privileged. Attorney A says that unless all the material in the documents is discoverable, none of the material has to be divulged. Attorney B says that the attorney has to provide the discoverable parts of the material, even though some of the material in the documents is privileged. Which of the attorneys is correct? A. Attorney A is correct. B. Neither attorney is correct. C. Both attorneys are correct. D. Attorney B is correct.

 

A party acknowledges the authenticity of a document relating to litigation matters in order to make the trial shorter and more efficient. Which one of the following discovery devices would lead to this action? A. Request for admissions B. Request for documents C. Deposition D. Interrogatory

 

An attorney is conducting discovery for a trial concerning a hit-and-run accident. The attorney wants to get the witness to share as much information as possible about the events that occurred at the scene of the crime. The best type of discovery device to use is a/an A. request for documents. B. interrogatory. C. request for admissions. D. deposition.

 

Suppose an attorney will be unable to file interrogatory answers within 30 days of being served. He asks other attorneys in his firm what course of action he should take. Attorney A says the attorney should obtain a written stipulation from opposing counsel to extend the time. Attorney B says the attorney should file a motion asking the court to extend the time to file answers within the 30 days. Which one of the attorneys is right? A. Attorney A is correct. B. Neither attorney is correct. C. Both attorneys are correct. D. Attorney B is correct.

 

The attorney is preparing for the same hit-and-run trial. The attorney wants to collect a mass of objective information that would be difficult for a witness to remember off the top of his or her head. The best type of discovery device to use is a/an A. request for documents. B. interrogatory. C. deposition. D. request for admissions.
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