(See Fed. R. Civ. P. 27)
LR 27-1 Before Action Filed (See Fed. R. Civ. P. 27(a))
- A party seeking to perpetuate testimony must file a verified petition and proposed order with the Clerk's Office.
- Upon payment of the required filing fee, the Clerk's Office will open a miscellaneous case and refer the petition and proposed order to the duty magistrate judge for calendaring and disposition.
LR 27-2 Pending Appeal (See Fed. R. Civ. P. 27(b))
Unless otherwise requested by a party, a motion to perpetuate testimony pending an appeal will be processed as a discovery motion pursuant to LR 26-3.
LR 27-3 Relationship to LR 30
The requirements of LR 30 apply to depositions conducted under LR 27.
|Amendment History to LR 27|
|December 1, 2009|
|LR 27-1||Former LR 27.1(b) deleted as a rule without a rule and subsections (1)(a) and (b) renumbered.|
|March 1, 2012|
|LR 27-2||The phrase "motions to perpetuate testimony" has been changed to "a motion to perpetuate testimony."|
|March 1, 2014|
|LR 27-1(a), (b)||Replaced "clerk's office" with "Clerk's Office."|