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RULE 2-434. EXPENSES FOR FAILURE TO PURSUE DEPOSITION

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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 2-434
RULE 2-434. EXPENSES FOR FAILURE TO PURSUE DEPOSITION
(a) Failure of Party Giving Notice to Attend. If the party giving notice of the taking of a deposition on oral examination fails to attend and proceed and another party attends pursuant to the notice, the court may order the party giving the notice to pay to the other party the reasonable expenses incurred in attending, including reasonable attorney's fees.
(b) Failure to Subpoena Witness. If the party giving notice of the taking of a deposition of a witness fails to serve a subpoena upon the witness who for that reason does not attend and another party attends pursuant to the notice, the court may order the party giving the notice to pay to the other party the reasonable expenses incurred in attending, including reasonable attorney's fees.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 414.

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[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984.]
MD Rules, Rule 2-434, MD R RCP CIR CT Rule 2-434
Current with amendments received through July 1, 2019.
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