Bucklin, KS asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Collections for Kansas

Q: Can I file a motion to compel arbitration after the plaintiff has sent a request for discovery? Re: debt collection

There is an agreement with an arbitration clause. Do I still need to answer the plaintiff's discovery?

1 Lawyer Answer
Thomas A. Grossman
Thomas A. Grossman
Answered

A: Probably. But you will probably need to coordinate the timing with the Court. You also must be in a Court that allows you to compel an arbitration hearing, or have a contract that has an arbitration clause in it.. Since I don't know what documents are involved (e.g. is there a contract with an arbitration clause in it). That's the best I can do.

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