What location are pro se litigants allowed to conduct a depo hearing like the one that got cancelled when I subpoenaed the Girlfriend of my spouse? I wish to order such a hearing, just as I was commanded to attend. What is the appropriate protocol? After 3 continuances on spousal support hearing, I have no choice. Is there any recourse?
Hearing?Deposition? Location? Protocol? Recourse?
You are using legal terminology, but I do not understand what it is you want to know: How to conduct a deposition? How to have a subpoena issued? How to serve the defendant? How to select a location for the deposition?
Why was the last deposition canceled? Why does three prior continuances make it such that you are now pro se?
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Typically, you have to serve the person you want to depose with a notice of deposition and send a courtesy copy of said notice to all other parties/attorneys in the case. If you need a room in which to take the depositions, often time the Court Reporter will have a conference room available for use for a fee. Handling a case Pro Se is risky at best. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, then you need to go to a local law library and read up on taking depositions. Legal Aid in your State may be of help to you. Good luck.
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