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Going On & Off The Record NSRA Advisory Opinion No. 6

Friday, October 8, 2021

Advisory Opinion No. 6 of the National Shorthand Reporters Association reads in part: "Therefore, if the parties are in disagreement about whether to go on the record, the reporter must go on the record in order to preserve the testimony so that a judge may rule on its admissibility at a later date."

Off The Record & On The Record

Thursday, October 7, 2021

REASONS TO GO OFF THE RECORD: Some common reasons include: All parties agree (pursuant to CCP); someone states he/she is going to move for a protective order (pursuant to CCP); marking exhibits; steno machine malfunction; personal safety (physical fight between parties); with noise (outside distractions). (See "Read more" for complete CRB article)

Notice of Deposition Verbiage

Monday, October 4, 2021

Loophole re Wording of Deposition Notices

Tips For Successful Videoconference Depositions

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Topics covered: Remote platforms, devices, connection, exhibit handling, complimentary conference room, ground floor, no elevator, lobby or atrium.

The Wording of a Notice of Deposition

Friday, February 21, 2020

Can the Notice of Deposition allow a non-licensed person to record your proceeding?

Reasons to Use Video Recording

Monday, October 1, 2018

Unavailability at the time of trial is perhaps the most commonly given reason for video recording a deposition, but there are other reasons as well.

Booking Out of the Area?

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Rates may vary depending on the location and type of proceeding, and there are many factors that can affect your final invoice amount.

Booking a Reporter for a Meeting?

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A reporter will provide a verbatim transcript of your meeting, but in order to provide the most accurate record, there are some things you can do to help.

Courts May Not Always Provide Reporters

Monday, August 7, 2017

Not all counties provide court reporters in every department.

What Can Cause Your Rates to Increase?

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Prices are based on there being at least two sides to every case.

What Are "Usual Stipulations?"

Monday, April 3, 2017

There is no such thing as "usual stipulations."

What is Realtime?

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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