Under California law, admissions in response to Requests for Admission (“RFA”) are binding on the admitting party at trial. [CCP §2033.410.] But, are denials of RFAs also admissible at trial? In Gonsalves v. Li, California’s appellate court for the first time said no.
When can you appear by telephone via court call and is it a good idea?
Effective January 1st, the Rules of Court were amended. Rule 3.670 makes it clear that the Legislature has adopted a policy favoring telephonic appearances and encourages all courts to uniformly permit them.