No, they aren't automatically compelled to provide the same documents that they ask for. However, you have the right to make requests for production of documents to them, just as they've made such requests to you. If you haven't made a request yet, then they have no deadline for responding to one.
There are some documents that each side is expected to produce for the other in a family law case where child support could potentially be at issue. They include a Uniform Support Declaration under UTCR 8.010(5); four recent pay stubs, and most recent Federal and state tax returns. Other fields of law may have other requirements. But in general, people don't have to produce things for you unless you ask for them.
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In the old days people that didn't have attorneys didn't know they had the right to ask for documents and get them. More and more people began to represent themselves and appear in domestic relations matter. In response to this the legislature passed ORS 107.089 and this form is handing to everyone that files a domestic relations matter so they can simple send it to the other side and will trigger a reciprocal mandate to exchange all documents on the list.
If you look at subsection 3 it talks about what to do if the documents are not sent as requested. You might not know how to do a formal motion to compel but essentially anything in writing filed with the court stating your attempts to get the documents from your opposing counsel and requesting a hearing on the matter should suffice. Before you file anything in the court you have to call the opposing counsel and talk to him about the documents and give him a chance to comply. You can also send letters if he won't return your calls and say when you called and what you want. When you ultimately file with the court to compel the production be sure to state what attempts you made to get the documents from opposing counsel.
The categories in ORS 107.089 are meant to be general and include all documents that fit the category. Sometimes this leaves things open to interpretation. So to close that gap when you contact opposing counsel about the documents you still want you need to refer to what you want a specifically as you can. Always follow up to a phone conversation with something in writing so there can be no doubt what you asked for if you later have to seek the court's assistance in compelling production. Your oral and written request will either be deemed to fall under the ORS 107.089 category that should have been produced or will be deemed to be a new request under the general rules of discovery that allow you to ask for anything that can lead to discoverable evidence - so either way you are covering your bases and will be able to ask the court to compel production if your demands aren't met. I don't think the court is going to be ultra picky with litigants that don't have attorneys as to how you write up the motion you send to the court - a letter format should work. The importance is to get your request to the court in writing, cite the case name and number, and be clear about what the problem is and what you want.
Of course it always helps to have an attorney if you can afford one, even if it's only for advice as to how to proceed.
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