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CR 26.03 Protective orders

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Civil Procedure

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Civil Procedure
V Depositions and Discovery
CR 26. General Provisions Governing Discovery (Refs & Annos)
Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure (CR) Rule 26.03
CR 26.03 Protective orders
(1) Upon motion by a party or by the person from whom discovery is sought, and for good cause shown, the court in which the action is pending or alternatively, on matters relating to a deposition, the court in the judicial district where the deposition is to be taken may make any order which justice requires to protect a party or person from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, or undue burden or expense, including one or more of the following: (a) that the discovery not be had; (b) that the discovery may be had only on specified terms and conditions, including a designation of the time or place; (c) that the discovery may be had only by a method of discovery other than that selected by the party seeking discovery; (d) that certain matters not be inquired into, or that the scope of the discovery be limited to certain matters; (e) that discovery be conducted with no one present except persons designated by the court; (f) that a deposition after being sealed be opened only by order of the court; (g) that a trade secret or other confidential research, development, or commercial information not be disclosed or be disclosed only in a designated way; (h) that the parties simultaneously file specified documents or information enclosed in sealed envelopes to be opened as directed by the court.
(2) If the motion for a protective order is denied in whole or in part, the court may, on such terms and conditions as are just, order that any party or person provide or permit discovery. The provisions of Rule 37.01(d) apply to the award of expenses incurred in relation to the motion.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2010-09, eff. 1-1-11; prior amendment eff. 10-1-71; adopted eff. 7-1-53
Rules Civ. Proc., Rule 26.03, KY ST RCP Rule 26.03
Current with amendments received through April 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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