Categories for Remote Depositions

The Drawbacks Of Remote Depositions

March 10, 2023 6:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you have ever participated in a remote deposition, you know how challenging it can be to conduct a successful video call. While the technology has come a long way, there are still some drawbacks to this type of deposition that you need to be aware of.  Lack Of Focus  As with any deposition, there are many potential distractions. For example, there may be people or pets in the room who can distract you from what you are saying. There are also other things that can happen during a remote deposition, such as tampering with your camera or video feed... View Article

What To Expect During A Remote Deposition

March 6, 2023 5:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When it comes to preparing for a remote deposition, there are some things that you should keep in mind. The following tips will help you ensure that you are able to conduct a smooth deposition.  Preparation  When COVID-19 was first passed, many lawyers and judges quickly adapted to the new requirements and began conducting depositions remotely. However, these new processes brought about unique challenges that attorneys need to understand and deal with to ensure they run smoothly.  One key is preparation. By preparing for remote depositions, you can ensure that they are just as effective as in person depositions. The... View Article

Why Remote Depositions Are Here To Stay

February 15, 2023 8:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Why Remote Depositions Are Here To Stay  Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the door on in-person depositions, remote ones have become more popular and the norm. They are not going away any time soon, however. Lawyers and court reporters are now accustomed to conducting depositions remotely. It has proven to be more effective and convenient than ever.  Remote depositions have become more popular/the norm because of not only their convenience but also due to the fact that they are less costly than in-person proceedings. Just as one example, lawyers are now able to focus on the deposition instead of spending time... View Article

5 Tips for Remote Depositions Using Zoom

March 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Remote depositions were already becoming more common before COVID-19 struck, and they have become very commonplace now. The courts have recognized that technology now exists to make it easier to allow people to give a disposition remotely from wherever they happen to be. This saves that person from the travel they would have had to endure to give their deposition, and it makes it easier to gather all the facts and information about a particular case. Thus, we want to provide a few quick tips for remote depositions via Zoom. Understand the Technology Do not try to stroll into the deposition without... View Article

Handling Screen Sharing Exhibits for Remote Depositions

March 14, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Remote depositions are the primary way that many courts hear testimony from people who cannot attend in person for whatever reason. The courts have allowed remote depositions to be entered into evidence more and more since COVID-19 restrictions made it necessary to allow people to use technology no matter where they happen to be at that moment. When conducting a remote deposition, it is important to know how to do some basic functions, such as share exhibits with the other side when called upon to do so.  Showing Exhibits on the Same Screen One of the things that all lawyers need... View Article