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2016 California Rules of Court

Rule 5.12. Discovery motions

(a) Applicable law

Family law discovery motions are subject to the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure sections 2016.010 through 2036.050 and Family Code section 2100 et seq. regarding disclosure of assets and liabilities.

(b) Applicable rules

Discovery proceedings brought in a case under the Family Code must comply with applicable civil rules, including:

(1)The format of supplemental and further discovery (rule 3.1000);

(2)Oral deposition by telephone, videoconference, or other remote electronic means (rule 3.1010);

(3)Separate statement requirements (rule 3.1345);

(4)Service of motion papers on nonparty deponent (rule 3.1346); and

(5)Sanctions for failure to provide discovery (rule 3.1348).

Rule 5.12 adopted effective January 1, 2013.

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