2011 Connecticut Code
Title 52 Civil Actions
Chapter 899 Evidence
Sec. 52-148a. Taking of depositions. When court order necessary.

      Sec. 52-148a. Taking of depositions. When court order necessary. (a) Any party in a civil action or probate proceeding may, after the commencement of such action or proceeding, take the testimony of any person by deposition.

      (b) If the party initiating the action or proceeding seeks to take a deposition prior to the expiration of twenty days after the return day in civil actions or prior to twenty days after service of the notice of deposition in a probate proceeding, he shall obtain an order of the court, except such order shall not be required (1) if an adverse party has served a notice of taking a deposition or otherwise sought discovery, or (2) if special notice has been given as provided in subsection (b) of section 52-148b.

      (c) The deposition of a person confined in prison may be taken only by an order of the court on such terms as the court prescribes.

      (P.A. 76-273, S. 1.)

      Cited. 211 C. 555. Cited. 216 C. 483. Cited. 229 C. 716. Cited. 230 C. 1.

      Cited. 25 CA 126.

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