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Filter:  Code Civ. Proc. § 2030.250

Discoverable Information Under the Code of Civil Procedure

Information is discoverable if relevant and unprivileged. Code of Civil Procedure section 2016. To the extent any documents that are responsive to a plaintiff’s requests are privileged or private, the defendant bears the burden of showing good cause for a protective order limiting discovery. See Valley Bank of Nevada v. Superior Court (1975) 15 Cal.3rd 652, 657; see also Citizens of Humanity, LLC v. Costco Wholesale Corp. (2009) Cal.App.4th 1, 13.