We are getting ready to have some fun, learn about new services and products, see old friends, and get inspired. Optima Juris is headed to the NCRA Convention & Expo August 15-18 in Denver, Colorado. You don’t have to be at the convention to be a part of the action. Optima Juris will be bringing […]Continue reading
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Ian Hardy, President of Optima Juris, walks you through the legalities for setting up a U.S. deposition in Singapore. If you are a lawyer, paralegal, or legal professional looking to organize a deposition in Singapore, you will want to read this. Legalities Singapore is a party to the Hague Evidence Convention and has excluded the […]Continue reading
Can you depose a willing witness in Mexico? Yes, taking U.S. depositions in Mexico is permissible, however there are restrictions: Voluntary depositions of U.S. citizen witnesses may be conducted in Mexico regardless of the nationality of the witness, provided no compulsion is used. Voluntary depositions of Mexican and third country nationals require prior permission from […]Continue reading
Looking to schedule a deposition in Sweden for a U.S. court case? Depositions in Sweden are allowed, regardless of the nationality of the willing witness. However, prior permission from the Swedish Foreign Ministry is required.Continue reading
Good news — taking U.S. depositions in Japan is permissible. However, there are regulations on how and where they can be held. Here’s the essential info you need to know: All U.S. depos in Japan must take place at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo or the U.S. Consulate in Osaka. You will need to secure […]Continue reading
Optima Juris did it again! Another successful international deposition. Setting up an international deposition can be a daunting task and a logistical nightmare if an unforeseen problem occurs – like a legal videographer cancelling last minute. That’s when a new client reached out in need of help to set up a realtime court reporter and […]Continue reading
Kimberlee Castro, CSR, was a court reporter for thirteen years when an injury sidelined her career. Now at Optima Juris as the Director of Scheduling she finds a new way to help clients in the legal world. Check out Kimberlee’s story here: About Optima Juris Optima Juris is the only U.S. agency exclusively dedicated […]Continue reading