The most essential first step in organizing any international depo is to find out the legality of holding a U.S. deposition in that country. The U.S. Department of State website is a great resource for finding out this information and can give you a quick overview of the official rules on taking testimony of willing witnesses […]
It’s 2018! And that means a whole new year for U.S. depositions taking place in countries around the world. We made a list of the top 18 things we think you should know about international depositions. You may be surprised with what we have added to the list.
The countdown to the NCRA Convention & Expo continues and so does our unveiling of the top 5 country themed hotels in Las Vegas. Coming in at number 3 is a hotel considered as the spark for the modern Vegas hotel construction, The Mirage. #5 ASIA DEPOSITIONS: Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas #4 CARIBBEAN DEPOSITIONS: Tropicana, […]
Do you need to organize a deposition in Australia and not sure where to start? Luckily, Australia is an easy place to schedule an international deposition. Our latest infographic is a helpful blueprint to guide you through organizing a deposition in Australia. Takeaway Tips Taking U.S. depositions in Australia is permissible and in general, you […]
In this segment of International Deposition Tips with Optima Juris, Ian Hardy, President of Optima Juris, walks you through the legalities for setting up a U.S. deposition in Australia. If you are a lawyer, paralegal, or legal professional looking to organize a deposition in Australia, you will want to watch this video. Quick Reference: U.S. […]
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Here are Optima Juris we are pros at scheduling depositions in Oceania. In our 15 years of organizing depositions outside the U.S., we have compiled a wealth of essential details, insider information, and first-hand tips. Take a look at our regional guide for practical advice on what to expect when dealing with depositions in Oceania. […]
Even though they are not a party to the Hague Evidence Convention, New Zealand does allow the deposition of willing witnesses without any special formalities or involvement of foreign courts. Here is the official statement from the U.S. Department of State website about taking voluntary depositions of willing witnesses in New Zealand https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/Judicial-Assistance-Country-Information/NewZealand0.html: Voluntary depositions […]