Research guides

Interrogatories

Federal

The following resources focus on interrogatories in federal courts.

For interrogatories in Pennsylvania courts, see the Pennsylvania page of this guide. For resources that offer a broader, non-jurisdictional, focus, see the General page of this guide.

Court Rules

Court rules often outline the procedures surrounding interrogatories. The following rules focus on interrogatories in federal civil procedure. Please note that additional rules may also apply.

Fed. R. Civ. P. 33: Interrogatories to Parties

It may also be beneficial to look at the local federal district court rules.

For how to access the Federal Court Rules, including online, in print, and on the library's Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law computers, see the Federal Court Rules guide.

Forms

The following resources include sample forms related to federal interrogatories. The resources in the Member Databases and Onsite Print & Electronic sections of this page may also include forms.

Bender's Federal Practice Forms M.Bender
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library (see vols. 6-7) and in print.
See Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 33.

Federal Procedural Forms West/Thomson Reuters
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Chapter 23, Part III: Interrogatories.

Moore's Manual: Federal Practice Forms LexisNexis
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library (see vol. 4) and in print.
See Chapter 15B: Interrogatories to Parties; Rule 33.

Nichols Cyclopedia of Federal Procedure Forms West/Thomson Reuters
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Chapter 34: Interrogatories to Parties.

West's Federal Forms West/Thomson Reuters
Also available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See District Courts, Civil, Chapter 24: Interrogatories to Parties.

Member Databases

The following member databases include information related to interrogatories in federal courts. Members must be logged in to jenkinslaw.org to access these databases. These databases are also available in the library.

Bender's Federal Practice Forms
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
See Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 33 (vols. 6-7). Also available in print.

Moore's Manual: Federal Practice Forms
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
See Chapter 15B: Interrogatories to Parties; Rule 33 (vol. 4). Also available in print.

Onsite Print & Electronic

The following print resources include information related to interrogatories in federal courts. Some resources may be available on the library's Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law computers. See below for more information.

Bender's Federal Practice Forms M.Bender
Also available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
See Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 33.

Federal Practice and Procedure West/Thomson Reuters
Also available on the library's Westlaw computers. Also referred to as Wright and Miller.
See "Federal Rules of Civil Procedure", Chapter 6, Rule 33: Interrogatories To Parties (§§ 2161-2182). Library also has previous editions: see all.

Federal Procedural Forms West/Thomson Reuters
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Chapter 23, Part III: Interrogatories.

Federal Procedure, Lawyer's Edition West/Thomson Reuters
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Chapter 26, Part V: Interrogatories.

Handling Federal Discovery James Publishing
Also available on the library's Bloomberg Law computers.
See Chapter 5: Interrogatories.

Moore's Federal Practice LexisNexis
Also available on the library's Lexis computers.
See Civil, Chapter 33: Interrogatories to Parties.

Moore's Manual: Federal Practice Forms LexisNexis
Also available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
See Chapter 15B: Interrogatories to Parties; Rule 33.

Nichols Cyclopedia of Federal Procedure Forms West/Thomson Reuters
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Chapter 34: Interrogatories to Parties.

West's Federal Forms West/Thomson Reuters
Also available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See District Courts, Civil, Chapter 24: Interrogatories to Parties.