Most litigation attorneys would agree that discovery is often the most time-consuming and frustrating part of litigation. Dealing with nonresponsive opponents often feels like pulling teeth. And no one wants to tell clients that a costly discovery motion is necessary simply to obtain documents to which they are entitled in the first place.
But, like it or not, discovery disputes are a common occurrence that every litigation attorney must face. The following five tips will help ease the pain involved in obtaining responses to discovery.