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Eastern District of Texas

Honorable Rodney Gilstrap, Chief Judge
David A. O'Toole, Clerk of Court

Discovery Hotline

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Local Rule CV-26(e)

Discovery Hotline (903) 590-1198. The court shall provide a judge on call during business hours to rule on discovery disputes and to enforce provisions of these rules.

Counsel may contact the duty judge for that month by dialing the hotline number listed above for any case in the district and get a hearing on the record and ruling on the discovery dispute, including whether a particular discovery request falls within the applicable scope of discovery, or request to enforce or modify provisions of the rules as they relate to a particular case.