(a) Right to discovery.
The parties to the arbitration have the right to take depositions and to obtain discovery, and to that end may exercise all of the same rights, remedies, and procedures, and are subject to all of the same duties, liabilities, and obligations as provided in part 4, title 3, chapter 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure, except as provided in (b).
(Subd (a) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as part of unlettered subd effective July 1, 1976.)
(b) Completion of discovery.
All discovery must be completed not later than 15 days before the date set for the arbitration hearing unless the court, upon a showing of good cause, makes an order granting an extension of the time within which discovery must be completed.
(Subd (b) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as part of unlettered subd effective July 1, 1976.)
Rule 3.822 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 1612 effective July 1, 1976; previously amended effective July 1, 1979, and January 1, 2004.