OATHS & AFFIRMATIONS

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

As we all know, it is the job of the court reporter to put a deponent under oath or affirmation at the start of a deposition. What is less clear is what form the oath or affirmation should take.

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The Deposition of a Person Most Qualified

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

(a.k.a. Person Most Knowledgeable, PMK)

When used correctly, the deposition of a Person Most Qualified (PMQ) is a powerful discovery tool. The entity named in a PMQ deposition notice is considered to be the deponent. 

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New California Laws for 2018

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

In a slight departure from our usual deposition tips, this month’s Network News provides a short overview of ten of the over 1,000 new California laws that began affecting our lives on January 1, 2018:  

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