What To Know About The Discovery Process in Orange County Divorce Cases
In Orange County divorces that require determination of the fair market value of marital assets, community businesses, debts, and self-employment incomes for support purposes, “discovery” requests served on one of both spouses may be necessary. Such discovery requests can require responses to general and specific questions, production or documentation of other tangible items, and depositions of the parties or third parties.
Completion of the discovery process is generally necessary before a divorce case can be set for trial and can slow down the divorce process. However, such discovery is necessary to protect the parties’ rights and ensure and fair and reasonable division of the parties’ assets and debts.
For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact Orange County divorce attorney Gerald Maggio of The Maggio Law Firm, by visiting www.maggiolawfirm.com or calling (949) 553-0304.
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