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What To Expect: Commonly Asked Deposition Questions

November 3, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A deposition is an important part of the overall legal process for both criminal and civil cases. Depositions will involve answering questions under oath, with the only difference being that you are in a boardroom as opposed to a courtroom. You will generally have your own representation and will have to answer questions from both parties. For those who wonder what to expect during a deposition, understanding what questions you will be asked is important. There are several types of common deposition questions that are typically asked during one of these meetings.  Introductory Questions Generally, a deposition starts with a... View Article

Effective and Strategic Deposition Technologies for Attorneys

June 16, 2021 11:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Now that the legal profession has joined the 21st century and is embracing technology as a tool, you should, too. There are plenty of new technologies that attorneys can use for depositions in Phoenix, AZ. Whether you’re still doing remote proceedings on a regular basis or you just want to take advantage of the handy new tools that are available to you, it’s smart to make them a part of your legal strategy: Videoconferencing software: By now, you’ve probably found a videoconferencing program that works for your firm—or perhaps you just use whatever the local courts are using. If you’re... View Article

Tips for Defending a Deposition

February 11, 2021 12:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you have your first deposition coming up, it’s important that you know what to expect. Law school and sitting in on other depositions may have clued you into how it could go, but there’s a big difference between observing and doing. Along with having an excellent court reporter, there are a few things you can do to ensure a successful proceeding. Here are our best tips on how to defend a deposition in Phoenix, AZ. Prepare thoroughly As you know, preparation is the key to success—including witness preparation. Your witness probably has no idea what to expect from a... View Article

Court Reporting and Deposition Ethics

January 29, 2020 12:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Any attorney worth their salt remembers the MPRE and the legions of ethical rules placed upon practicing lawyers. Attorneys have a duty to follow the legal profession’s standards, or risk jeopardizing their cases, clients and careers. Part of this duty includes creating and maintaining proper records of courtroom procedures, when necessary—such as hiring court reporters for legal depositions in Phoenix, AZ. While not strictly required, it’s the best way to ensure a fair and accurate legal record of the fact-finding procedure. Court reporter ethics As a court reporter, your primary responsibility is to create and protect a fair and accurate... View Article

Video vs. Web Conferencing Depositions in Phoenix, AZ

August 5, 2019 10:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Technology has transformed our capabilities and added conveniences we couldn’t have dreamed of decades ago. When it comes to depositions in Phoenix, AZ, this is particularly true. Attorneys can now take advantage of video and web conferencing to take depositions with ease and confidence. But which is better: video or web conferencing depositions in Phoenix, AZ? That depends. Both have benefits. Use the following overview of each system to determine which might be better for your legal needs. Web Conferencing: Definition When a law office uses web conferencing for depositions in Phoenix, AZ, the witness and attorney can be located... View Article