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Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert

Pretrial Motions

Motion to Compel Discovery

A motion to compel discovery occurs when a party does not comply with discovery requests or requirements. The other party may make a motion to compel, asking the court to issue an order compelling the noncompliant party to answer the discovery. If the court determines that the party has failed to comply, then the court will order the party to produce the evidence, testify or respond to the interrogatory.

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