Sanders v. Lanier Collection Agency & Service, Inc.
GENERAL ORDER: Report of Rule 26(f) planning meeting. Signed by Magistrate Judge G. R. Smith on 3/27/17. (Attachments: # 1 Litigants' Bill of Rights) (loh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(f) requires the parties to confer,
develop a proposed discovery plan, and submit a report to this Court.
Subsequent to the filing ofthe report,a Scheduling Order must be entered
pursuant to Fed. R. Civ.P. 16(b). Therefore,by the earlier of60 days after
any defendant has been served with the complaint or 45 days after any
defendant has appeared,the parties shall confer as provided in Rule 26(f).
See L.R, 26.1(a). Within 14 days after the required conference held
pursuant to Rule 26(f), the parties shall submit to the Court a written
report conforming to the language and format of the Rule 26(f) Report
attached to this Order. L.R. 26.1(b);see Appendix ofForms to Local Rules.
Except in unusually protracted or complex cases, the parties will be
expected to adhere to the following deadlines and limitations:
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