Probate

What is Discovery?

Making or Breaking a Lawsuit

Discovery can be a complex and intimidating process for those who don’t understand how or why it’s used. If done properly, however, discovery is an advantageous litigation tool that is used to obtain information about witnesses, facts and documents that are known to the opposing party and might be helpful to […]

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The Discovery Process: FAQ

In movies and on television, court trials often feature surprise witnesses who suddenly derail the case. In reality, however, these types of surprises are rare, thanks to a process called discovery.

What is discovery?

Discovery is a pre-trial phase during which each party may obtain information on existing facts, witnesses, and documents known to the opposing party.

During […]

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Merrianne Dean Recognized For Service To The San Diego Probate Court and Probate Bar

Merrianne Dean has been recognized for her service to the San Diego Probate Court and Probate Bar along with Gary Jander of Brierton, Jones & Jones, LLP. Judges co-presented engraved plaques to Gary Jander and Merrianne Dean in appreciation of their service to the court in 2012.

They are the only two attorneys who have served […]

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