(a) Sanctions despite no opposition.
The court may award sanctions under the Discovery Act in favor of a party who files a motion to compel discovery, even though no opposition to the motion was filed, or opposition to the motion was withdrawn, or the requested discovery was provided to the moving party after the motion was filed.
(b) Failure to oppose not an admission.
The failure to file a written opposition or to appear at a hearing or the voluntary provision of discovery shall not be deemed an admission that the motion was proper or that sanctions should be awarded.
Rule 3.1348 renumbered effective January 1, 2009; adopted as rule 341 effective July 1, 2001; previously renumbered as rule 3.1030 effective January 1, 2007.
Title 3, Civil Rules-Division 11, Law and Motion-Chapter 6, Particular Motions-Article 5, Summary Judgment Motions renumbered effective January 1, 2009; adopted as article 4 effective January 1, 2007.