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RULE 2-413.1. PERMITTED ATTENDANCE

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 2. Civil Procedure--Circuit Court
Chapter 400. Discovery (Refs & Annos)
MD Rules, Rule 2-413.1
RULE 2-413.1. PERMITTED ATTENDANCE
Unless the parties agree or the court orders otherwise, the only persons allowed to attend a deposition are:
(a) the officer, or officer's designee, before whom the deposition is taken;
(b) an individual acting under the direction and in the presence of the officer;
(c) a party who is an individual;
(d) if the party is not an individual, one representative of that party other than the party's attorney;
(e) the parties' attorneys;
(f) a non-attorney member of the attorney's staff needed to assist in the representation;
(g) the witness;
(h) an attorney for the witness; and
(i) an expert witness expected to testify on the subject matter of the deposition.
Committee note: This Rule is subject to the requirements of any protective order entered in the action, the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101, et seq., and other law. The parties are encouraged to permit the attendance of nontestifying party representatives, such as insurance claims adjusters.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Dec. 13, 2016, eff. Apr. 1, 2017.]
MD Rules, Rule 2-413.1, MD R RCP CIR CT Rule 2-413.1
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2019.
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