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Rule 19-713. Perpetuation of evidence before petition for disciplinary or remedial action.

Before a Petition for Disciplinary or Remedial Action is filed, Bar Counsel or an attorney who is or may be the subject of an investigation by Bar Counsel may perpetuate testimony or other evidence relevant to a claim or defense that may be asserted in the expected action. The perpetuation of evidence shall be governed by Rule 2-404 and the issuance of subpoenas and protective orders shall be governed by Rules 2-510 and 2-403. The Commission shall perform the functions that the court performs under those Rules.