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“New Illinois Law Makes it Easier to Accomplish Out-of-State Discovery”

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin By Anthony P. Steinike

Below is an excerpt:

Illinois is the latest state to pass a law to streamline conducting discovery in cases that are pending in out-of-state jurisdictions.

Illinois now joins more than three dozen other states in enacting some form of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, which creates a simpler process for courts in one state to issue document and deposition subpoenas for out-of-state discovery.