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Missouri - Jackson 16th Jud Cir
Missouri - Jackson 16th Jud Cir
Missouri - Jackson 16th Jud Cir
Missouri - Jackson 16th Jud Cir
Missouri - Jackson 16th Jud Cir

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 Missouri Circuit Court
 City of St. Louis

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After Commencement of Case

Any other party may be served with interrogatories with or after service of process, or after entry of more...   

 Rules & Requirements

Interrogatories in General

"Any party may serve upon any adverse party written interrogatories to be answered by the party served or, more...

One Set to Each Party

Unless the court grants leave, no party may serve more than one set of interrogatories on any other more...

Clear Language

Interrogatories must use clear and concise language. . more...


Pattern Interrogatories

In their local rules, circuit courts may establish approved interrogatories for specific causes of action.If a party chooses to propound pattern interrogatories it must identify them as such by referencing the applicable more...

A party must use pattern interrogatories in medical negligence, FELA, auto accident, and "slip and fall" cases. more...

Scope of Inquiry

Interrogatories may inquire into any matter that is relevant to the subject matter of the case that is more...

Insurance Agreements

A party may request discovery regarding the existence and contents of any insurance policy that might provide coverage more...

Trial Preparation Materials

A party may obtain discovery of documents and tangible things prepared in anticipation of litigation "only upon a more...

"A party may obtain without the required showing a statement concerning the action or its subject matter previously more...



Discovery of facts known and opinions held by experts, otherwise discoverable under the provisions of Rule 56.01(b)(1) and

A party may through interrogatories require any other party to identify each person whom the other party expects

A party may discover by deposition the facts and opinions to which the expert is expected to

Interrogatories may also require a party to identify any non-retained expert witness, including a party, expected to be called more...

Duty to Supplement

A party has an ongoing duty to "seasonably" amend and supplement discovery responses. . more...

Protective Orders

On the motion of a party, the court may issue a protective order limiting discovery to protect a more...


The party submitting the interrogatory may move for an order to strike or dismiss under Missouri Rule of more...

Motion For Sanctions

A motion for sanctions may be presented informally to the court at the call of the motion docket. more...

Objections to Approved Interrogatories

If the court overrules objections to an approved interrogatory, it may assess costs and attorneys' fees against the more...

Use at Trial

Interrogatory answers may be used at trial to the extent permitted by the rules of evidence. . more...

 Form & Format of Papers


The title of the interrogatories must identify the party to whom they are directed and state the number more...

Numbered Paragraphs

Interrogatories must be in consecutively numbered paragraphs. . Each question must leave a space below it for an answer or objection. more...

Additional Formatting Requirements

City of St. Louis Circuit Court SmartRules procedural guide: GENERALLY APPLICABLE RULES AND FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS. more...

 Filing & Service


File Certificate of Service Only

Unless the court orders otherwise, file only the certificate of service for interrogatories and responses to interrogatories. more...

Interrogatories should not be filed with the court. . more...

Certificate of Service

The certificate of service must be signed by the party or attorney serving the interrogatories, and must show more...

When served, interrogatories must include a certificate of service that must be filed with court.The certificate of service must include the name of the party served, the date and manner of service, more...


(mailing, delivery, etc.) more...

This _________ day of ______________________, 20 ________ more...

Attorney ________________________________________________ more...




Interrogatories must be served on the answering party and on all other parties to the action that are more...

Original interrogatories must be served on opposing counsel. . more...

Electronic Copy Required

Effective Jan. 1, 2006, an electronic copy of the interrogatories must also be served upon the answering party. more...


City of St. Louis Circuit Court SmartRules procedural guide: SERVICE OF PAPERS. more...

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