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Rule 202.1 Generally (Aug. 1998)


A person who anticipates the institution of a suit in which the person may be a party, and who desires to perpetuate or obtain the person's own testimony or that of any other person to be used in the suit, may petition the court for an order authorizing the taking of a deposition on oral examination or written questions before the anticipated suit is instituted.

Aug. 4, 1998, eff. Jan. 1, 1999.


Prior Amendments Future Amendments
  Nov. 9, 1998, eff. Jan. 1, 1999

Notes and Comments

Comments to 1999 change: This rule applies to all discovery before suit covered by former rules governing depositions to perpetuate testimony and bills of discovery.