Jupiter, FL asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Georgia

Q: is there a time limit in Georgia for serving interrogatories?

1 Lawyer Answer
Michael W. Horst
Michael W. Horst
  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: The Uniform Superior Court Rules, which apply in both Georgia state and superior courts, provides the answer. Specifically, Rule 5.1 provides that in order for a party to utilize the court's compulsory process to compel discovery, any desired discovery procedures, like interrogatories, must be completed within six months after the filing of the answer. In other words, interrogatories can be served at any time during litigation, but an adversary is only required to answer them within the six month period of time following the filing of the answer.

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