The time for the defendant to timely respond to my RFAs elapsed yesterday. I filed a motion for deemed admissions, and was instantly responded to with the requested RFAs. This response included objections that a bunch of the requests were impermissibly compound.
Didn't he waive his objections by not answering on time? Do I have to file a separate motion, or will this all be taken care of at the hearing for the deemed admissions motion?
Have you added in the time period for mailing of the requests? If they were late, then the time to object was over and you need to start the meet and confer process. However, it may be more cost and time effective to merely serve new non-compound requests. Only you and your attorney can decide.
The motion to deem admitted is now moot. You must file a motion to compel further responses, and its pretty much pointless to do so unless you didn't get a response to a request that included an admission or denial. The objections (frivolous and waived though they may be) would have to be ruled upon at the time of trial.
You must file a motion or request to the court to compel answers explaining why the objections are not proper. Usually there is a requirement in the courts that your consult with the otherside (called a meet and confer) to address the alleged deficiencies before making the motion.
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