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RULE 2-417. DEPOSITION--WRITTEN QUESTIONS

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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 2-417
RULE 2-417. DEPOSITION--WRITTEN QUESTIONS
(a) Notice. A party desiring to take a deposition upon written questions shall serve the questions together with the notice of deposition. Within 30 days after service of the notice and written questions, a party may serve cross questions. Within 15 days after service of cross questions, a party may serve redirect questions. Within 15 days after service of redirect questions, a party may serve recross questions.
(b) Examination. A copy of the notice and copies of all direct, cross, redirect, and recross questions served shall be delivered by the party taking the deposition to the officer before whom the deposition is to be taken. The officer shall take the testimony of the deponent in response to the questions and prepare and certify the transcript of the deposition in the manner provided by these rules.
(c) Objection to Form. Any objection to the form of written questions submitted under section (a) of this Rule is waived unless served within the time allowed for serving the succeeding questions or, if the objection is to recross questions, within seven days after service of the recross questions. The grounds for an objection shall be stated.
Source: This Rule is derived as follows:
Section (a) is derived from former Rule 405 b 1 and 2.
Section (b) is derived from former Rule 409 b.
Section (c) is derived from former Rule 412 c 3.

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[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984. Amended March 22, 1991, eff. July 1, 1991.]
MD Rules, Rule 2-417, MD R RCP CIR CT Rule 2-417
Current with amendments received through July 1, 2019.
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