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JANUARY 1995
 

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Lead Note:

STOP USING SUMMONS THAT HAS LESS THAN 12-POINT TYPE -- THE CONSEQUENCES MAY BE SERIOUS

The Filing System:

  • Time for Service of Discovery Notice
  • Difficulty of Service by Publication in "Filing" Court
General Practice:
  • How Long Has Deponent to Sign Deposition?
  • Appeal from "Verdict" or "Ruling"?
  • CPLR "" Versus CPLR "Rule": What's the Difference?
Backlog Items:
  • Liability for Delay Responding to Information Subpoena?
Open Citations:
  • Conover (Issue 27/Page 4): 187 A.D.2d 803.

 ARTICLE HEADLINES

FEATURE ARTICLE:
STOP USING SUMMONS THAT HAS LESS THAN 12-POINT TYPE -- THE CONSEQUENCES MAY BE SERIOUS

•  Must Defendant Raise the Objection?


• Time Extension for New Action?


• Should the Defect Be Jurisdictional?

• What Are the Clerks Doing?


 
 THE FILING SYSTEM

DISCOVERY NOTICE:
At What Point in Action Is It Permissible to Serve Discovery Notice?

SERVICE BY PUBLICATION:
Difficulty of Completing Service by Publication Within Time Allowed for Post-Filing Service


 GENERAL PRACTICE

UNSIGNED DEPOSITIONS:
How Long Has Deponent to Sign Deposition?

 
PROPER PAPER TO APPEAL:
Appeal from "Verdict" and "Rulings" Treated as Appeal from Judgment, Preserving Appeal

"STATUTE" VERSUS "RULE":
What's the Difference Between CPLR Provisions Denoted "§", and Those Labeled "Rule"?


 
BACKLOG ITEMS

IS DELAY IN RESPONDING TO INFORMATION SUBPOENA GROUND FOR LIABILITY?

         
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