Deposing a Minor Where the Child's Parent or Other Party Objects

By:  C. Stephen Stack, Jr.

Oftentimes a minor may be a crucial witness to an accident or other event which is the subject of litigation. As such, one or more of the parties may want to take the child’s deposition. The child’s parent(s), however, may not want the child to be deposed for fear that the child will be harmed in some manner emotionally by either reliving a traumatic event or simply being in a room full of intimidating adults asking heated questions.  Click on the link below to read the entire article.