How to Survive a Deposition and Live to Tell About It

July 17, 2013

Anyone who has been involved in any type of case, from civil to criminal, has likely heard of a deposition. According to the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, a deposition is basically a sworn statement that is taken from a party to a lawsuit, criminal case or legal claim as to what their side of the story is. Anything said during these depositions can be used as evidence, so it’s important for a person to be fully prepared and to avoid any mistakes that could be detrimental to their hopes for a successful outcome in a case.