Wow, 2020 is just around the corner! That means a whole new year for U.S. depositions taking place in countries around the world. We have updated our list from 2018 and added a couple more things we think you should know about international depositions in 2020.Continue reading
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Are you in the discovery phase and need to take an international deposition in Belgium? We have the most up to date information on deposing a willing witness in Belgium. The Hague Evidence Convention enables U.S. litigants to obtain the testimony of a willing Belgian resident without any special formalities or involvement of foreign courts….Continue reading
We’re back from a very memorable 2019 NCRA Convention and Expo. The speakers, the panels, and the remarkable amount of information made for an unforgettable event. The 2019 NCRA Convention and Expo was a jam-packed weekend that included many notable highlights, including, a keynote talk with Erin Brockovich, informative seminar on International Depositions hosted by…Continue reading
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
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