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Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Interrogatories and how to use them
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Win with Jurisdictionary!Using Interrogatories ...

The use of interrogatories can narrow issues of fact before taking depositions (and certainly before going to trial) giving you a decided advantage over those who take depositions before they know what to ask or those who foolishly go to trial without first discovering all the facts of the case.

Interrogatories are nothing more complex than carefully written questions that must be answered under oath in writing. When drafting interrogatories, be careful to ask your questions in such a way that only one answer (i.e., the answer you want) is possible.
The following is an example.



Case No. 2007-123
Judge Benchpounder



PLAINTIFF Peter Plaintiff propounds the following interrogatories to defendant Danny Defendant.

  1. List all customers to whom you sold or delivered grapefruit from 17 May 2007 until the present, giving for each customer name, address, telephone number (if known), and gross revenues received from each such customer.
  2. List all vendors from whom you purchased or obtained grapefruit from 17 May 2007 until the present, giving for each vendor name, address, telephone number (if known), and gross revenues received from each such customer.
  3. List the names, addresses, and telephone number of all persons holding shares in Grapefruit Delivery Corporation at any time from 17 May 2007 to the present.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED this __ day of _________ 2007.

Peter Plaintiff, Plaintiff


By asking questions like this you can easily force the other side to provide written answers under oath. With such sworn answers in the court's record you are better prepared to take depositions. In many cases, you may be able to win your lawsuit with nothing more!

Notice that each of the questions in this example is narrow, aimed at particular facts in a particular time period. Broad questions will not give you the results you need. Focus your questions.

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