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Jordan Court Reporters: What you need to know

Before you schedule a court reporter in Jordan, learn more about the rules and regulations regarding U.S. depositions in Jordan.

1

Are there any restrictions on holding a U.S. depo in Jordan?

Yes

Jordanian authorities have advised the U.S. Embassy that voluntary depositions of willing witnesses in civil and commercial matters may be taken before U.S. consular officers in Jordan pursuant to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.

2

Can depos in Jordan take place at any venue (hotel, conference room, etc.)?

No

Depositions in Jordan must be taken before U.S. consular officers.

3

Does a U.S. passport holder need a visa to enter Jordan?

Yes

Jordan issues single-entry 30-day stay visas to U.S. citizens upon arrival at Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport, Sheikh Hussein crossing at the Israeli border, and the three border crossings with Saudi Arabia (Umari, Mudawara and Durra). Multiple entry visas must be obtained in advance of travel. The Jordanian visa issued upon arrival currently costs 40 JD (approximately 56 USD).

4

Are there region-based court reporters for U.S. depositions in Jordan?

Yes

Although there are currently no certified, English-language court reporters based in Jordan, you can have qualified personnel flown in from a nearby country.

5

Can Optima Juris help me set up my depo?

Yes

We will take care of all the tricky logistics so you don’t have to stress about the details.

Expert international court reporting services in Jordan

Optima Juris has everything you need for a successful deposition or arbitration in Jordan. We work with elite court reporters and legal professionals to make sure your deposition or arbitration is in the right hands.

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Court reporters

Our trusted court reporters have extensive international experience, along with the know-how to get the job done with the highest-quality results.

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Legal videographers

Legal videographers trained in the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, so you can be sure that your video record will be taken in a manner consistent with your jurisdiction’s requirements.

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Interpreters

Internationally-accredited language professionals with deposition experience and unbending standards of quality.

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Videoconferencing

Our leading network of 2,500+ videoconference and telepresence facilities is unmatched by any of our competitors.

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Remote Depositions

Remote depositions allow attorneys to conduct international depositions without the cost or hassle of traveling to the witness. There are 2 types of remote depositions: Court Reporter with the Witness AND Court Reporter NOT with the Witness.

Must-read guide for setting up a depo in Jordan

Our experts have created a complimentary guide every lawyer, paralegal and court reporting agency should read. The International Depo Guide for Jordan is a 6-page PDF that covers frequently asked questions, tips on how to swear in a witness abroad, best options for deposing a witness remotely, a user-friendly checklist, and travel tips.

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Options for attending your deposition or arbitration

Thanks to better Internet connectivity worldwide, many new options have arisen for conducting a deposition or arbitration anywhere in the world. Below is a reference guide of the different options for your deposition or arbitration in Jordan.

Attending Deposition In Person

Attorneys, court reporter, videographer, and interpreter physically present with the witness.*

Advantages:
Typically this an ideal
scenario to get the clearest record and you are less likely to encounter technical issues.

Disadvantages:
Travel costs can add up quickly.

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Videoconference Facility

Attorneys participate remotely. Court reporter, videographer, and interpreter physically present with the witness.*

Advantages: Having the court reporter present with the witness is ideal for the clearest record. You can save on travel costs by having the attorneys participate remotely.

Disadvantages: Some travel costs may incur for the court reporter, although our goal is always to find the closest court reporter to your witness.

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Remote Depositions

Attorneys, witness, and court reporter participate remotely from different locations.*

Advantages: Cost-effective solution that allows everyone to participate remotely without needing to travel. Our court reporters are trained in remote depositions and know how to get the clearest record.

Disadvantages: Remote connections can be prone to pauses, interruptions, and/or connection lost due to network issues.

*For the best and clearest record we always recommend that the court reporter, videographer and interpreter be physically present with the witness.

As CEO of Optima Juris, I guarantee that you will be getting the highest quality deposition services abroad. We stand by our services 100% and most importantly, we take away the anxiety of scheduling an international depo.

Ian Hardy
CEO/Founder
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Optima Juris’ 100% Peace of Mind Guarantee*

At Optima Juris we are committed to providing you with the very best deposition services abroad without the stress or hassle. We guarantee that your court reporter and deposition team will show up on-time, where instructed, and that the results (transcript, video, interpretation, etc.) will be at the same level you would expect when conducting a deposition in your home town in the States. If that’s not the case, we’ll refund you fully for the defective service, no questions asked. This guarantee is subject to limitations, exclusions, and conditions as outlined in our terms & conditions.

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