Deposition of Objector Denied

Motion for protective order was granted, and the deposition of the objector was denied, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and protect the beneficiary of the estate from additional attorney fees and litigation costs. Logue Estate, 11 Fid.Rep.3d 273 (Lycoming … Continue reading

Motion for Depositions Was Untimely

A motion to allow the deposition of possible witnesses that was made seven months after the witnesses were identified in supplemental answers to interrogatories, five months after the close of discovery, a month after receiving the other party’s pretrial memorandum, … Continue reading

Pre-Objections Discovery

After an account had been filed and before objections, executor petitioned for discovery (specifically interrogatories) from fiduciary of decedent, and court found pre-complaint discovery in civil court analogous and granted petition.  Robinson Estate, 4 Fid. Rep. 3d 105 (O.C. Monroe … Continue reading