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What types of documents or items can I request in my discovery demand?

You can request documents that are relevant to your court case that the other party has access to. You can also request physical items to look at (“inspect”). This can include:

  • letters;
  • emails;
  • photographs;
  • calendars or agendas;
  • financial information, like W2s, bank statements, and tax returns;
  • deeds or land contracts; and
  • other relevant physical items, like weapons, cell phones, or damaged property.