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‘Documents Only’ Subpoenas Allowed in Massachusetts Posted on Mar 23

Mass. R. Civ. P. 45 has been amended to allow lawyers to subpoena documents from a non-party without noticing a deposition of the record-keeper, effective April 1, 2015. As amended, Rule 45(a). A subpoena may command a person, in addition to giving testimony, “to produce designated   …Continue Reading ‘Documents Only’ Subpoenas Allowed in Massachusetts

Statutes of Limitations-Is this case time-barred? Posted on Jan 16

Statutes of Limitations-Is this case time-barred?

When bringing or defending a cause of action, one important question is Is this claim time-barred? The Trial Court Law Libraries have materials to help you with this question. Here are a few good places to start your research: Massachusetts Practice Series Civil Practice volume   …Continue Reading Statutes of Limitations-Is this case time-barred?