Civil Lawsuit Basics: Getting Parties or Witnesses to Answer Questions in Person (Depositions) - Torrance

Thursday, June 14, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Oral depositions are a powerful discovery tool used to collect valuable information from both parties and witnesses in a civil lawsuit. Depositions take testimony under oath and preserve it for use in motions, settlements avenues, and at trial. This class will focus on California state court rules and procedures for noticing a deposition, taking and preserving testimony, and helpful strategies for incorporating the information obtained into use at trial or settlement.

Class covers:

  • Requirements and service of notice; travel limits
  • Using a deposition subpoena to obtain discovery from a non-party
  • Responding to a notice of deposition
  • Conducting a deposition; objections; compelling attendance
  • Use of deposition testimony

Presented by Teresa Gutierrez

Torrance Branch, LA Law Library
Torrance Courthouse, 1st Floor
825 Maple Street Room 110
Torrance, CA 90503
(424) 201-0748

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Registration fees: $20 for the class
Non-refundable payment reserves seat

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