Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:60-457
Chapter Title:PROCEDURE, CIVIL
Article Title:RULES OF EVIDENCE
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Preliminary examination for non-exempt witness; pre-trial hearing
for expert witness.
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60-457.Preliminary examination for non-exempt witness; pre-trial hearing for expert witness.(a) If a witness is not testifying as an expert, the judge may require that a witness before testifying in terms of opinion or inference be first examined concerning the facts or data upon which the opinion or inference is founded.
(b) If a witness is testifying as an expert, upon motion of a party, the court may hold a pretrial hearing to determine whether the witness qualifies as an expert and whether the witness's testimony satisfies the requirements of subsection (b) of K.S.A.60-456, and amendments thereto. The court shall allow sufficient time for a hearing. The court shall rule on the qualifications of the witness to testify as an expert and whether or not the testimony satisfies the requirements of subsection (b) of K.S.A.60-456, and amendments thereto. Such hearing and ruling shall be completed no later than the final pretrial conference contemplated under subsection (d) of K.S.A.60-216, and amendments thereto.
History:L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-457; L. 2014, ch. 84, 3; July 1.



Date Composed: 11/14/2014 Date Modified: 11/14/2014

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