What Is a Deposition?
One of the most important parts of preparing for a court case is a deposition. As a court reporter takes all of the notes during this process, quality deposition services are a must for any law firm. If you’re scheduled for a deposition in San Jose, watch this video to learn more about the process.
Depositions are part of the discovery procedure that occurs before trial. During a deposition, lawyers will ask questions of—or depose—a witness while a court reporter creates a transcript of the testimony. A legal deposition is performed under oath, but a judge is not present. One of the jobs for court reporters after deposition is to deliver a transcript that the attorneys can use to prepare their cases.