Legal Question in Employment Law in California

Opposing counsel has requested to depose me (plaintiff). They did put the request for deposition on pleading paper. Can I decline until I have propounded my own discovery/interogatorries/ request for documents? Do we have to "take turns" with discovery or can we propound concurrently?

Asked on 11/03/13, 9:38 am

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Charles Perry Law Offices of Charles R. Perry
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No, you cannot postpone your deposition until you have propounded your own discovery.

The parties can propound discovery concurrently, unless a court order in your case explicitly states otherwise. These orders are not issued, unless a party makes a motion for a protective order requesting it.

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Answered on 11/03/13, 9:52 am

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