Tag: Transcripts

Citing a Witness

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Under the California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) Section 2025.480, if a deponent fails to answer any questions or to produce any document or tangible thing under the deponent’s control, the party seeking discovery may seek a court order to compel. 

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Judgment Debtor’s Examination

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

This month’s Network News is focused on clearing some of the confusion that often surrounds the handling of a judgment debtor’s examination (JDE). A JDE, also known as an Order for Appearance or ORAP, is a common preliminary step taken by a judgment creditor before initiating collection efforts.

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CONFIDENTIAL DEPOSITION TRANSCRIPTS

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Generally, a deposition transcript and exhibits are part of the record of a case and may be disclosed accordingly. Absent a stipulation and protective order, testimony will automatically become part of the public record when the deposition transcript is lodged or filed with the court.  

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Rough Draft Deposition Transcripts

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

It is important to understand the differences between a rough draft transcript and a final certified deposition transcript.

A rough draft can be easily distinguished from the final by the header and/or footer and the lack of certification mark on the cover. 

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Handling an Original Deposition Transcript "Per Code"

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

This month’s post answers your questions about the handling of an original California deposition transcript, absent a stipulation.

Often, the review and signature of an original deposition transcript are accomplished by means of a stipulation. At the conclusion of the deposition testimony, specifics regarding receipt and review of the original transcript and notification of any changes made by the deponent are spelled out on the record and agreed to by all parties. 

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