May 31, 2018
In California, if an attorney chooses to record a deposition, either in audio or audio/visual form, a notice must be sent to all parties involved prior to the scheduled deposition hearing. The Code of Civil Procedure in California details the legal requirements that must be in place for a video deposition to be recorded in any way.
Read on to learn more about the Code of Civil Procedure in California.
Written notice must be presented to all parties involved in the case within 3 days of the scheduled hearing if a party intends to record a deposition. Other parties may also make recordings at their own expense during that time. In some cases, it may be written on every notice that goes out.
CCP2025.340 explains in great detail the procedure and protocols for recording a deposition in any form. They include:
The Code of Civil Procedure should be studied in its entirety before taking on any video or audio depositions because every client should feel safe about engaging a videographer.
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