There are many steps to take to thoroughly prepare for a legal deposition in San Jose. In addition to hiring a court reporter to provide deposition services, it’s a good idea to brush up on the basis of deposition objections, especially if you’re fresh out of law school. All objections must be issued in a non-suggestive and non-argumentative manner. An attorney may object to a matter of a party’s conduct, the manner of conducting the deposition, an officer’s qualifications, or the evidence.
Watch this video for a quick refresher course on the types of permissible objections. It covers evidence disputes, procedural objections, and more, including objections to compound questions, requests for narratives, requests for speculation, and instances of leading the witness.