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Istanbul Court Reporters: What you need to know
Before you schedule a court reporter in Istanbul, learn more about the rules and regulations regarding U.S. depositions in Istanbul.
Are there any restrictions on holding a U.S. depo in Istanbul?
Taking voluntary depositions of U.S. citizens in Istanbul can be conducted without any special permissions. However, depositions of Turkish citizens and third country nationals require prior permission from the Turkish Central Authority for the Hague Evidence Convention. Please contact us to learn more.
Can depos in Istanbul take place at any venue (hotel, conference room, etc.)?
Depositions in Istanbul can take place at the venue of your choosing, whether that be a hotel, law firm office, conference room, or videoconferencing facility.
Does a U.S. passport holder need a visa to enter Turkey?
U.S. passport holders need a visa to travel to Turkey. For tourism or commercial travel of up to 90 days within a 180 day period, obtain a Turkish visa from Turkish missions abroad or from the e-Visa application system prior to arrival. Visit the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey website for the most current visa information.
Are there Europe-based court reporters for U.S. depositions in Istanbul?
Optima Juris has experienced, Europe-based court reporters available for your deposition in Istanbul.
Can Optima Juris help me set up my depo?
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 Istanbul
Optima Juris has everything you need for a successful deposition or arbitration in Istanbul. We work with elite court reporters and legal professionals to make sure your deposition or arbitration is in the right hands.
Region-based 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.
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.
Internationally-accredited language professionals with deposition experience and unbending standards of quality.
Our leading network of 2,500+ videoconference and telepresence facilities is unmatched by any of our competitors.
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 Istanbul
Our experts have created a complimentary guide every lawyer, paralegal and court reporting agency should read. The International Depo Guide for Turkey 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.View
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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.GET TO KNOW US