Category: Depositions

Common Deposition Questions

Common Deposition Questions

A deposition is a process whereby witnesses provide sworn evidence. They are used to gather pretrial information, specifically to discover what a witness may know and to preserve that testimony for later use in court. Depositions usually in the office of an attorney.... read more
Why are Some Depositions Videotaped?

Why are Some Depositions Videotaped?

When conducted properly, depositions can be critical to supporting a court case. One definition of a deposition is taking an oral statement of a witness under oath, before trial. These proceedings, also called discovery, are usually used to build and support cases.... read more

When You May Need a No-Fault Divorce Deposition

A no-fault divorce deposition or uncontested divorce deposition is usually done in accordance with a divorce pro se. A divorce pro se is when a person decides to represent themselves in a divorce case. This is usually done when a person cannot afford a lawyer; they... read more
5 Things to Know Before Your First Deposition

5 Things to Know Before Your First Deposition

Depositions are serious matters. Since this discovery portion can either be utilized to build or to tear down your case, it must be handled properly. By having certain aspects in place and knowing what to expect, you can ensure that the process goes smoothly and that... read more

Why a Notary Public Cannot Swear a Witness Over the Phone

Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia: Rule 4:5 Unless the court orders otherwise, a deposition may be taken by telephone, video conferencing, or teleconferencing. A deposition take by telephone, video conferencing, or teleconferencing shall be taken before an... read more

Rules of Reading and Waiving a Deposition

These rules are found in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedures which apply to any case filed in The United States District Court. Below you can find a list of topics covered under Rule 30 Deposition Upon Oral Examination. When Depositions may be taken; When leave... read more

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