If the court overrules objections to a discovery referee's report, is the court required to state its reasons for why the objections are overruled? Particularly when the referee's recommendations are unfounded and vaguely supported. I would think so based on the fact the recommendations involved disputed discovery issues. If yes, please provide case law. If no, please explain why not. (And please don't tell me to talk to an attorney. If I had one or could afford even an hours time with one I wouldn't be posting this question).
The court allowed to adopt the referee's report and accept the reasoning of that report. The court need not provide reasons in addition to that of the report. In short the court disagrees with the objections and agrees with the referee.
This forum is not suitable for your purpose. You are representing yourself. You need to do your own legal research. In most cases, a judge adopts the discovery referee's report. Otherwise, what would be the purpose of appointing a referee? The court is not required to provide any reasons, one way or another.
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