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Be Ready to Pounce on Objections in a Deposition

deposition_83017290Just as you should know what objections to make in a deposition, you need to anticipate opposing counsel’s objections and know how to respond to them.

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That’s Privileged! Claiming Privilege in a Deposition

depo_118935384Many experienced attorneys believe that the claim of privilege is the only appropriate objection to a deposition question’s substance and raising any other objection risks educating examining counsel. Do you know all the possible privilege claims and how to respond when a question violates one of them?

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Approach the Bench

When you want to object or argue an objection but you don’t want the jury to hear, you may want to ask the judge’s permission to approach the bench. But beware: the judge may not like it and the jury could get annoyed.