When a Pennsylvania resident or business decides to take a dispute to court, numerous steps will more than likely occur before seeing the inside of a courtroom. One of the steps that may occur is a deposition, which can be an integral part of civil litigation. Understanding the basics could help alleviate any anxiety or stress regarding this process.
Movies and television give many people here in Pennsylvania and elsewhere a certain idea about how things go once they step foot in the courtroom. The cinematic versions of civil litigation often fall short of the real process. Those heading into court for any civil matter may benefit from a basic understanding of how it works.