What is a Request for Production of Documents and Things?
A request for Production of Documents and Things is used during the discovery phase of the divorce or other family law case. This document lists items you are demanding the other party (your spouse or ex) disclose to you. After you file this request, the other party must supply the documentation or item you ask for. You may only request documents that are relevant to the case, such as the documents you intend to introduce at trial.
What Items Might You Want to Request?
You may request a hard drive, tablet, or cell phone to image. You can request passwords to cloud based storage, online passwords to social media or email accounts or anything else that you think may lead to evidence relevant to your case.
Create a Request for Production
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What Do I Do if I Received a Request for Production of Documents and Things?
You are obligated by law to supply the other party with all the documents named in the Request, unless the documents qualify for an exception. You may file an objection if the request is overly broad, meant to harass, or is irrelevant to your case.