Taking Voluntary Depositions of Willing Witnesses in Israel (Updated 2017)

Israel is a signatory to the Hague Evidence Convention, which in general, means you can depose willing witnesses without any special formalities or involvement of foreign courts. Here is the latest official info on taking depos in Israel, taken from the U.S. Department of State website https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/Judicial-Assistance-Country-Information/Israel.html: Voluntary depositions of willing U.S. citizen witnesses may […]

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Taking Voluntary Depositions of Willing Witnesses in India (Updated 2017)

Taking Voluntary Depositions of Willing Witnesses in India (Updated 2017)

Here is the latest official info on taking depos in India, taken from the U.S. Department of State website http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/english/legal-considerations/judicial/country/india.html Voluntary depositions may be conducted in India of U.S. citizens without permission of the Indian Central Authority for the Hague Evidence Convention. Voluntary depositions of Indian nationals and third country nationals require prior permission of […]

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International Depositions: What are your options?

International Depositions: What are Your Options? (Updated 2017)

Thanks to much better Internet connectivity worldwide and the rise of web-based video conferencing programs, many new options have arisen for conducting international depositions. Although it is always best (and highly recommended) to have all parties present with the witness for the most reliable and clearest record, there are several different cost effective approaches that can […]

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Taking Voluntary Depositions of Willing Witnesses in Hong Kong (Updated 2017)

Optima Juris covers depositions and arbitrations in Hong Kong all the time! Below, please find the latest official info on taking depos in Hong Kong, taken from the U.S. Department of State website https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal-considerations/judicial/country/hong-kong-sar-china.html : In Hong Kong, most voluntary depositions are taken in hotels and offices and do not involve participation by the U.S. […]

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Depositions in Kuwait – What You Can and Can’t Do

Luckily, depositions of willing witnesses in Kuwait are pretty straight forward and usually do not require any special formalities or involvement of foreign courts. Here is the latest official info on taking depos in Kuwait, taken from the U.S. Department of State website http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/english/legal-considerations/judicial/country/kuwait.html: Voluntary depositions may be conducted in Kuwait regardless of the nationality […]

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