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FORM NO. 1. INSTRUCTIONS

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 2. Civil Procedure--Circuit Court
Form Interrogatories (Refs & Annos)
MD Rules, Form No. 1
FORM NO. 1. INSTRUCTIONS
TO: [Name of party to answer interrogatories]
FROM: [Name of party propounding interrogatories]
Instructions
Pursuant to Rule 2-421, you are required to answer the following interrogatories within 30 days or within the time otherwise required by court order or by the Maryland Rules:
(a) In accordance with Rule 2-421(b), your response shall set forth the interrogatory, and shall set forth the answer to the interrogatory “separately and fully in writing under oath” or “shall state fully the grounds for refusal to answer any interrogatory.” The response shall be signed by you. (Standard Instruction (a).)
(b) Also in accordance with Rule 2-421(b), your answers “shall include all information available” to you “directly or through agents, representatives, or attorneys.” (Standard Instruction (b).)
(c) Pursuant to Rule 2-401(e), these interrogatories are continuing. If you obtain further material information before trial you are required to supplement your answers promptly. (Standard Instruction (c).)
(d) If pursuant to Rule 2-421(c), you elect to specify and produce business records of yours in answer to any interrogatory, your specification shall be in sufficient detail to enable the interrogating party to locate and identify the records from which the answer may be ascertained. (Standard Instruction (d).)
(e) If you perceive any ambiguities in a question, instruction, or definition, set forth the matter deemed ambiguous and the construction used in answering. (Standard Instruction (e).)
Committee note: These instructions are designed to be used in virtually all cases.

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[Adopted Jan. 18, 1996, eff. July 1, 1996.]
MD Rules, Form No. 1, MD R RCP CIR CT Form No. 1
Current with amendments received through February 1, 2019.
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