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Section/Rule:58.01
Subject: Rule 58 - Rules of Civil Procedure - Rules Governing Civil Procedure in the Circuit Courts - Production of Documents and Things and Entry Upon Land for Inspection and Other Purposes Publication / Adopted Date:March 29, 1974
Topic:Production of Documents and Things and Entry Upon Land for Inspection and Other PurposesRevised / Effective Date:July 1, 2013


58.01. PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS AND THINGS AND ENTRY UPON LAND FOR INSPECTION AND OTHER PURPOSES

(a) Scope. Any party may serve on any other party a request to:

This Rule 58.01 does not preclude an independent action against a person not a party for production of documents and things and permission to enter upon land.

(b) Issuance.

At the time of service, a certificate of service, but not the requests, shall be filed with the court as provided in Rule 58.01(d).

(c) Response.

(d) Filing. The request and responses thereto shall not be filed with the court except upon court order or contemporaneously with a motion placing the request in issue. However, both when the request and responses are served, the party serving them shall file with the court a certificate of service. The certificate shall show the caption of the case, the name of the party served, the date and manner of service, and the signature of the serving party or attorney. Each party filing a certificate shall maintain a copy of the document that is the subject of the certificate until the case is finally disposed.

(e) Enforcement. The party submitting the request may move for an order under Rule 61.01(d) with respect to any objection or other failure to respond to the request or any part thereof or any failure to permit inspection as requested.

(Adopted March 29, 1974, eff. Jan. 1, 1975. Amended June 1, 1993, eff. Jan. 1, 1994. Amended June 21, 2005, eff. Jan. 1, 2006. Amended June 20, 2013, eff. July. 1, 2013)