Practical Law State Q&As: Delaware Litigation

04.29.2021
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Practical Law Litigation

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

  1. Their Commencing An Action: Delaware guide addresses the requirements for drafting and filing initiating papers, serving process, and amending the complaint.
  2. 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.
  3. Serving as a guide, the Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware explores different ways to respond to a discovery subpoena issued in a Delaware civil proceeding. 
  4. 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.
  5. The Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware guide explains requirements for complying with a discovery subpoena, objecting to a discovery subpoena seeking documents, moving to quash a discovery subpoena and moving for a protective order.
  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. Additional Civil Appeals: Delaware, a Q&A guide to appealing from an intermediate appellate court to the court of last resort in Delaware. 
  8. 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.

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William M. Lafferty, Mathew R. Clark, “Commencing an Action: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (Jan. 13, 2021).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Mathew R. Clark, “Provisional Remedies: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (July 10, 2016).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Mathew R. Clark, “Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (April 5, 2016).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Mathew R. Clark, “Drafting and Issuing Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (April 5, 2016).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Mathew R. Clark, “Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (April 5, 2016).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Mathew R. Clark, “Litigation Overview: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (March 25, 2021).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Mathew R. Clark, “Additional Civil Appeals: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (Aug. 10, 2020).

William M. Lafferty, John P. DiTomo, Mathew R. Clark, “Initial Civil Appeals: Delaware,” State Q&A, Practical Law Litigation (Aug. 10, 2020).

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