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What Types of Questions Should you Expect from a Remote Deposition?

Posted on: July 20th, 2020 by Sfl Media No Comments



Preparing for a remote deposition could seem like a daunting task at first, but with the right knowledge you can expect a smooth procedure. A deposition is a form of pretrial investigation to receive an oral statement of a witness under oath. Many cases have to involve individuals that weren’t directly involved, but can provide vital information that will help the speed of the trial. In some cases, information from a deposition may even lead to a case being settled before the trial ever begins.


Remote Deposition Questions


During a remote deposition it is important that you are honest with everything you say. You are under oath, meaning that the weight of your words will remain the same as in the courtroom in front of a judge and/or jury. Many questions that follow into a full deposition may be very different based on the case. However, here are some of the more standard remote deposition questions you can expect.


The main reason for all of these questions is to establish where your mindset is at prior to delving into the detailed questions. Also, background questions establish the legitimacy of your claims if you answer them without hesitation.