Bar Rules

Rule 6-406. Discovery, Subpoenas and Witnesses

State Bar Programs / Part VI - Arbitration of Fee Disputes / CHAPTER 4 RULES OF PROCEDURE / Rule 6-406. Discovery

Upon the written request of a party or the panel’s own motion, discovery may be allowed to the extent deemed necessary by the arbitrators in their sole discretion.

The arbitrators may issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and for the production of documents and things, and may do so either upon the arbitrators’ own initiative or upon the request of a party. These subpoenas shall be served and, upon application to the Superior Court in the county in which the arbitration is pending by a party or the arbitrators, enforced in the same manner provided by law for the service and enforcement of subpoenas in a civil action.



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