Request for Admission

Definition(s)

  • In a civil action, a request for admission is a discovery device that allows one party to request that another party admit or deny the truth of a statement under oath. If admitted, the statement is considered to be true for all purposes of the current trial. Parties may also use this discovery device to request that other parties verify that documents are genuine. 1

See Also

Rule 36. Requests for Admission, https://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_36

Notes

  1. Legal Information Institute Wex, Requests for admission, https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/requests_for_admission