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International Deposition Blog
court reporters abroad, international court reporting

Setting Up A Deposition Abroad? Top Things Attorneys Must Know Part II

Ian Hardy / February 17, 2021

Originally published on June 29, 2011. This article was updated on February 17, 2021. In Part I of my article on setting up your deposition abroad, I talked about the conditions, challenges and procedures involved in dealing with international depositions. In Part II we are going to touch upon the logistics involved in setting up…

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court reporters abroad, international court reporting

Setting Up A Deposition Abroad? Top Things Attorneys Must Know Part I

Ian Hardy / February 17, 2021

Originally published on June 28, 2011. This article was updated on February 17, 2021. Our rapidly globalizing world means that big cases (and small) are no longer restricted to the U.S. when it comes to discovery and the taking of evidence. With increasing regularity, litigation attorneys of all stripes and specialties find themselves involved in…

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How to Schedule a Court Reporter in New Zealand

Karen Fahr / January 15, 2021

New Zealand a beautiful and charming island is a perfect destination for a US deposition. There are no restrictions as long as your witness is willing to appear. View or download our handy six step guide on everything you need to know about scheduling a court reporter in New Zealand. Hiring Court Reporters in New…

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Depositions in South Korea

Everything You Need to Know About Depositions in South Korea (Updated 2020)

Kimberlee Castro / November 23, 2020

Optima Juris has been scheduling depositions in South Korea for over 20 years. Before scheduling your deposition in South Korea, read through these important FAQs: Can I depose a willing witness in South Korea? Yes, but there are restrictions: Voluntary depositions of U.S. citizen witnesses may be conducted in South Korea, provided no compulsion is…

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Bizarre Halloween Laws Around the World

Karen Fahr / October 29, 2020

Restricting certain Halloween festivities is not new. Halloween traditions may look a little different in 2020 in the wake of Covid-19. Health officials recommend celebrating with only your household members and avoid traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating. Restricting certain Halloween festivities is not a new phenomenon, in fact we wonder if you were aware that some places…

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Depositions in England, Covid 19

Your options for US depositions in England during Covid-19

Karen Fahr / October 20, 2020

Yes, you can hold a (virtual) deposition in England. Taking U.S. depositions in England is permissible and in general, you can depose willing witnesses in England without any special formalities or involvement of foreign courts. Depositions in England can take place remotely, and this is a good option for attorneys who are unable to travel…

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Discover the Best of Canada With a Virtual Visit

Karen Fahr / August 20, 2020

Optima Juris’ Virtual Destination Series: With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, our content team is focusing on virtual destinations to help our clients discover popular cities, attractions and local customs from our most requested deposition countries. Depositions in Canada are commonly used in litigation as they are in the United States making it a very popular…

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