Chapter 1 Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 44.5

  • Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • foreign subpoena: means a subpoena issued under authority of a court of record of a foreign jurisdiction. See Indiana Code 34-44.5-1-2
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: means an individual, a corporation, a business trust, an estate, a trust, a partnership, a limited liability company, an association, a joint venture, a public corporation, a government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Indiana Code 34-44.5-1-3
  • state: means any of the following:

    Indiana Code 34-44.5-1-4

  • subpoena: means a document, however denominated, issued under authority of a court of record that requires a person to:

    Indiana Code 34-44.5-1-5

  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.