Preparing your client for deposition is one of the most important parts of preparing your case. Because a court reporter in San Jose will be creating a transcript of everything said, an ill-prepared client who doesn’t understand the legal deposition process can derail your case. Watch this video to learn more.
When deposition services are scheduled, review the rules of testifying with your client and any witnesses you plan to present. Your client should only answer the questions asked, resist the desire to expand upon points or guess about information, and always tell the truth. Review the court transcript with your client and make any adjustments necessary through your transcription services provider so that inaccuracies in the deposition testimony don’t follow you into the courtroom.