Practical Law State Q&As: Delaware Litigation

07.18.2022
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Practical Law Litigation

Morris Nichols attorneys Bill Lafferty, John DiTomo, and Matt Clark contributed eight guides on Delaware litigation to Practical Law Litigation

  1. Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware, a Q&A guide on the different ways to respond to a discovery subpoena issued in a Delaware civil proceeding.
  2. The Responding to a Complaint: Delaware guide addresses the time to respond, extending the time to respond, pre-answer motions, answers, replies to the answer, counterclaims, crossclaims, third-party claims (also known as impleader) and defensive impleader.
  3. Their Commencing An Action: Delaware guide addresses the requirements for drafting and filing initiating papers, serving process, and amending the complaint.
  4. Additional Civil Appeals: Delaware, a Q&A guide to appealing from an intermediate appellate court to the court of last resort in Delaware.
  5. Reference the Initial Civil Appeals: Delaware guide when starting an appeal (as of right or by permission), obtaining a stay pending appeal, completing preliminary requirements (like mediation), submitting a factual record or appendix, briefing the appeal, arguing the appeal and requesting rehearing.
  6. The Litigation Overview: Delaware Q&A covers the Delaware state court structure, state statutes and rules governing litigation procedure, and the attorney admissions process (including admission without examination, pro hac vice admission, and in-house counsel registration).
  7. The authors' Provisional Remedies: Delaware speaks to legal standards in Delaware for obtaining provisional remedies, the application procedures for each remedy, and limitations imposed on each remedy.
  8. Serving as a guide, the Restructuring to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware explores different ways to respond to a discovery subpoena issued in a Delaware civil proceeding. 
  9. The helpful Drafting and Issuing Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware guide addresses the state statutes and rules governing discovery subpoenas, the types of discovery subpoenas available, the requirements for drafting and serving a discovery subpoena, and the methods of enforcing a discovery subpoena.

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William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, "Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware, State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (July 18, 2022).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, “Drafting and Issuing Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (July 14, 2022).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, “Responding to a Complaint: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (June 22, 2022).

William M. Lafferty, Matthew R. Clark, “Commencing an Action: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (March 23, 2022).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, “Additional Civil Appeals: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (December 20, 2021).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, “Initial Civil Appeals: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (December 20, 2021).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, "Restructuring to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware," State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (June 24, 2021).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, “Provisional Remedies: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (June 8, 2021).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, “Litigation Overview: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (May 16, 2021).

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