Suing builder over faulty home. They are asking for depositions from different people who know the case. Who pays for this? What is the next step after depositions?
The person that called or demanded the deposition pays. All present are allowed to ask questions though, in turn. But each person that wants a copy of the transcript pays for their own copy.
You may want to get a lawyer involved now. Playing against a builder with a lawyer in these procedural matters may leave you over your head quickly. And in certain things in the law, you only get one shot at doing it right.
We cannot tel you the next step because there are many possible, each of which depends on what has or has not already happened in your case.
You do not pay for it. The person taking the deposition page the expenses of the deposition. As to the witness, if a fact witness that fact witnesses are not supposed to be paid. If thecwitnesses an expert asked for an opinion thecperson taking the deposition pays the expert
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