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Filing an Appeal

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Having a court reporter at your trial is important because, if you chose to appeal, a transcript can be essential.  

Filing an appeal of your California Superior Court decision involves a series of steps that must be followed in order and on a strict timeline. Below is a basic outline of those steps in an unlimited civil case.

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I Object!

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Handling objections during a deposition can be complicated. Some objections are waived unless made during the testimony. Others aren’t waived, even if you fail to make them. Below is a brief rundown on the California law.

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Don't Forget It's For Trial Use

| by By Scott Bonesteel, Esq.

Depositions are a feature of the daily lives of those of us who claim to be ‘civil litigation attorneys’.  For every lawsuit filed there is typically at least one deposition and perhaps hundreds taken.  Of those lawsuits, statistics show that 95 percent or more settle without a trial.  However, one of the most painful experiences is to find yourself at trial without the deposition testimony, either direct or in the form of potential impeachment, you need to support your client’s claim or defense.

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