When preparing for an examination under oath or any other type of legal proceeding, it can be a little nerve-wracking making sure you fully understand the scope of the situation. I was curious about what an examination under oath entails. So, I did some digging into examinations under oath. So what is an examination under oath? An examination under oath is...

Many of us have no prior experience with legal matters or terminology. Because of this, it can become quickly confusing when we find ourselves involved in a case! Whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant, there will likely be much to learn as you approach your deposition or courtroom trial.  Can a plaintiff be deposed? Yes, the plaintiff, or individual...

What You Need to Know About Preparing for a Deposition After a Car Accident   We’ve all seen that horrifying moment when a car collides with another car or other property. It’s even worse when it’s your own car! Blame gets passed around, insurance companies get involved, and the next thing you know you’re headed for a lawsuit. Whether you’re the plaintiff...

Although not required for every divorce, a deposition can provide valuable information during this complicated legal proceeding. Divorce is an emotionally and mentally exhausting situation, no matter the circumstances surrounding the separation. A request to participate in a divorce deposition can greatly exacerbate the stress and overwhelm you are already experiencing. Proper preparation is one of the best ways to...

Becoming the victim of an accident that was caused by another person’s carelessness or neglect not only causes physical injury but also creates considerable amounts of stress. Suddenly, you find yourself navigating an involved legal situation while trying to focus on recovering from your injuries. This process is incredibly overwhelming to most people.  How do you prepare for a personal injury...

What Depositions Accomplish  The word deposition can sound complicated and intimidating. However, breaking down what a deposition is and what it accomplishes makes them far simpler. So, what do depositions accomplish? A deposition is the giving of testimony before a trial takes place. Depositions are done under oath, with the purpose of discovering the true and accurate testimony of witnesses, and accurately...

Can a Deposition Lead to a Settlement? Unless you are used to legal proceedings, the looming threat of a deposition is intimidating to say the least. To prepare yourself mentally and emotionally for a deposition, you probably have a lot of questions.  So, can your deposition lead to an out of court settlement for the case? Yes, it can. Most depositions won’t...

Understanding the Deponents Rights During a Deposition Learning that you must take part in an upcoming deposition can be both stressful and intimidating. With so many unknowns, it can be hard to fully understand the situation. Although a good attorney will explain the deposition process to you, it is still important to educate yourself on your rights during the deposition. What are...