Rules of Practice - 5th Judicial Circuit of Illinois


Rule V

Discovery Practice

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A. Written Interrogatories
The party serving written interrogatories shall provide two legible copies to each party required to answer the same. The interrogatories shall be reasonably spaced so as to permit the answering party to make his answer on the interrogatories served on him. The answering party may attach an addendum to the copies if the space provided is found to be insufficient.

B. Days for Taking Depositions
Unless otherwise agreed by the parties or ordered by the court, depositions shall not be taken on Saturdays, Sundays or court holidays.

C. Restrictive Filing
Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, notices of depositions, depositions, interrogatories, requests, answers or responses thereto and other discovery documents shall not be filed with the clerk of the court except as necessary to resolve disputed issues of procedure, fact, or substantive law or pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 207 (b) (1)

D. Criminal Cases
Unless otherwise ordered by the court, discovery materials, answers, or responses need not be filed with the clerk of the court, except as necessary to resolve disputes, issues of procedure, facts or substantive law or pursuant to Supreme Court Rules 411 through 415.

 

 

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