A Brief Overview of Written Discovery Requests (California)
An "Inspection Demand" (more commonly called a "Request for Production of Documents") seeks copies of the documents it describes, that you may already have, or have the right to obtain. (See California Code of Cicil Procedure section 2031.010. et seq.). Written interrogatories (which can take the form of either "Specially Prepared Interrogatories" or check box Form Interrogatories that are created under the authority of the Judicial Counsel) are sets of written questions that must be answered in writing, and under oath. (See California Code of Civil Procedure section 2030.010 et seq.). Requests for Admission are written requests asking you to admit certain important facts. (See California Code of Civil Procedure section 2033.010 et seq.).