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Seattle Deposition Reporters

06th August 2012
The deposition, sometimes appropriately referred to as an “examination before trial,” is an important part of the pretrial process, often called “discovery”. A deposition is very similar to a witness examination at trial. A deposition may last for less ...
Author: Project
Family Law

Child Witnesses in Divorce Cases with Disputed Custody Issues

20th March 2012
Should judges making custody determinations by listening to the kids?  These days this is a hot topic in Family Law.  Years ago the answer to the question was an emphatic “no”.  Children were unreliable witnesses, they did not know what was good for thems...
Author: Stanley D. Prowse

Debtor Fraud Can End A Bankruptcy

24th November 2011
I am not an attorney, I am a judgment referral expert (Judgment Broker). This article is just my opinion, based on the laws I have studied, and what I have learned. Nothing in any of my articles can ever be considered legal advice. What if you are enf...
Author: Mark D. Shapiro

What Is An Examination Under Oath?

07th January 2011
Court reporters cover many different types of proceedings. While most of them are parts of legal cases, there are other types of testimony where the parties involved need a clear, certified record of what was said. One of these is called an examination un...
Author: Art Jones

Court Reporting Hiccups: Swearing in a Witness

07th January 2011
One of the duties of a court reporter is putting a witness under oath, most often as a notary public. While this may sound simple, there are occasionally quirky things that happen that make it difficult or impossible to do so. These are just a few of the ...
Author: Art Jones

How Does A Deposition Take Place?

07th January 2011
There are three typical ways to hold depositions in a legal case. Depending on the physical location of the parties, their abilities to travel over short or long distances or the need for meeting face to face, the way legal depositions can be held vary fr...
Author: Art Jones

How to Ensure Accuracy in a Court Reporter’s Transcript of a Deposition

09th November 2010
The court reporter tries to transcribe accurately what everyone says. If you or anyone else in the room speaks too quickly, this can be difficult. Speaking in measured tones makes the court reporter's job easier, and makes it more likely that the transcri...
Author: Judd Robbins

Frequently Asked Questions About Depositions

18th October 2010
Most people never have their deposition taken. The question and answer session under oath is usually reserved for those directly involved in a lawsuit. The lawyers in the case ask questions, and the witness answers them under oath and to the best of their...
Author: Art Jones

Why Do Lawyers Take Depositions?

18th October 2010
In civil lawsuits, people frequently have their depositions taken. A deposition is a question and answer session under oath between a witness and at least one attorney. When the witness is testifying on behalf of one party, either the plaintiff or the def...
Author: Art Jones

How to File for Divorce in San Diego

13th October 2010
To file for a divorce or dissolution of marriage in San Diego, California you need to know the steps you should take and your spouse must meet certain requirements. You must be a resident of California for at least six months and a resident of San Dieg...
Author: Joseph Carter

The Stages of a Car Accident Lawsuit - What to Know

29th September 2009
There are basic stages to a car accident lawsuit, although not every step happens in each case. Every car accident lawsuit has individual circumstances and facts, and the appropriate lawsuit procedure is based on those. In the first stage, documents kn...
Author: Daniel Berry

Legal Industry of Canada promotes Court Reporting

05th June 2009
The legal industry of Canada in the recent past has witnessed a tremendous growth and has given professions like court reporting a big boost. An essential process in every sense, court reporting often means preparing written accounts of spoken words for a...
Author: Bob Adams

How to Prepare for a Georgia Deposition

21st August 2008
Your deposition in a court case may be the first time you've ever been asked to give legal testimony under oath. Because the questions may be very personal and your answers may be important to your case, and because you'll be testifying in a room with you...
Author: stokesinjurylawyers