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Develop a Routine: Stock Questions to Ask in Every Deposition

185496686Every case is different, but there are some questions you should ask in most every deposition. Know your routine questions and use them.

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5 Tips for Preparing Your Witness for Video Deposition

175649389Preparing your witness for a video deposition has a few more wrinkles—or more accurately, the ironing out of a few more wrinkles—than a deposition recorded only by stenography.

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Admonishing a Deponent: 10 Points You Need to Make

10steps_121366302Before you start taking a deposition, you need to “admonish” the deponent. It’s just a way of laying down the ground rules and making sure the deponent is fully informed. Here are 10 admonishments you should make before kicking off the questions.