Discovery Control Plan And Scheduling Order 219th Judicial Form. This is a Texas form and can be use in Collin Local County.
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Instructions In this packet, you will find: 1. Discovery Control Plan and Scheduling Order, which needs to be completed and submitted to the Court before you will receive your trial setting, 2. Mediation Order, which will also need to be submitted at the same time you submit your Scheduling Order, and 3. Pretrial Information Sheet, Witness List and Exhibit List, which will be submitted at the Formal Pretrial Conference. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com NO. _______________ _________________________ VS. _________________________ IN THE 219th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS DISCOVERY CONTROL PLAN AND SCHEDULING ORDER BE IT REMEMBERED that a pretrial conference was held in the above cause pursuant to a request by the Court previously notifying the parties than an informal conference would be held prior to a trial setting in this matter. The following parties and/or attorneys were present or agreed to this Order: :____________________________________________________________________ The following was agreed and stipulated by the parties AND/OR Ordered by the Court: a. 1. Amended Pleadings. The deadline for filing amended pleadings is (Date) ___________________________________. 2. Special Exceptions. The deadline for filing exceptions to pleadings is (Date) ______________________________. 3. Discovery. All discovery shall be completed by (Date) ________________________________________________. Discovery requests shall be served or filed, as appropriate, in sufficient time to allow for a timely response to such discovery requests to be served or filed by the discovery deadline. 4. Time Limits for Depositions: __________________________________________________________________________ 5. Limitations on Interrogatories:________________________________________________________________________ 6. Limitations on Requests for Production:_________________________________________________________________ 7. Other Limitations:__________________________________________________________________________________ 8. Deadline for Designations of Experts. Plaintiff shall file a designation of its testifying experts by (Date) _____________. Defendant shall file a designation of its testifying experts by (Date) ________________________________________. Any expert not designated shall not be permitted to testify. A designation shall include the subject matter and opinions to be offered by the expert. All "Daubert/Dupont" challenges shall be heard at the formal pretrial conference or at a time set by the Court prior to trial. Such objections shall be in writing and filed at least 10 days before the formal pretrial conference. The procedure for the hearing will be specified by the Court after considering the objection and the circumstances of the challenge. Dispositive Motions (Summary Judgments, Plea to Jurisdiction, Plea in abatement, etc.). All dispositive motions shall be filed and heard by (Date) ______________________________________________________________. Mediation. Mediation is required. Parties may submit an agreed written order designating their own mediator within ten (10) days. If an agreed order is not submitted within ten (10) days, the case shall be mediated with a mediator appointed by the Court and the attached mediation order shall govern the case. Formal Pre-Trial Conference. This case is set for formal pre-trial on (Court Coordinator will set leave blank) ___________. Each party is directed to complete the attached pretrial information sheets and produce the following at the Pre-Trial Conference. 1) A concise trial summary as follows: State each separate cause of action and/or defense; each element of each cause of action and/or defense; if appropriate, a precise legal standard for measure of damages. Please be as brief and concise as possible. This summary is intended to be an aid for the Judge and staff, and should be limited to one page if possible. No formal headings or styles are required. Reference to case law and statute may be included. 2) A list of anticipated witnesses, including the subject of, and estimated length of testimony. 3) In a Jury Trial, proposed jury instructions and issues in hardcopy, and if possible, produce a computer disk. 4) In a Bench Trial, proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law in hardcopy, and if possible, produce a computer disk. 5) All documentary evidence and exhibits. Produce all exhibits to the court reporter pre-marked for identification, and to be prepared to consider stipulations as to the authenticity and admissibility of exhibits. Other: b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. Each party shall be prepared to consider such other matters as may aid in the disposition of the case, including any matter raised pursuant to Rule 166a. All Pre-Trial motions (Motions in Limine, etc.) shall be filed 10 days before the formal pretrial conference and will be heard at the formal pretrial conference. The Court will not hear pre-trial motions on the day of jury selection, without obtaining prior leave of Court. Time Required for Trial. Each side needs _____________________ minutes/hours per side. Jury Trial. This matter is set for jury trial on _________________________________. Bench Trial. This matter is set for a trial before the Court on ___________________. Signed and approved this ______ day of ___________________________, 20_____. __________________________________________ Judge Scott J. Becker, Judge Presiding ________________________________ Plaintiff/Petitioner ________________________________ Defendant/Respondent ________________________________Other updated 06/12/2012 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com EXHIBIT LIST Date: ________________ Cause No: ________________ Abbreviation NO. Exhibit Description _________________________________________________________________ VS. _________________________________________________________________ OA Abbreviation NO. Exhibit Description OA Abbreviation Key: S - State, P - Plantiff, PET - Petitioner, M - Movant, D - Defense, RES - Respondent, INT - Intervenor, CT - Court, PTRL - Pretrial Motion Exhibit, OTH - Other, AL - Ad Litem 06.12.2012 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com COURT REPORTER CIVIL PRETRIAL INFORMATION To facilitate the most efficient use of time in the presentation of your trial, please provide the following information for your respective party(s): Cause No. ______________________________ _______________________________ vs. ______________________