• Seven Hours and Counting: The Impact of CA’s New Deposition Rules
  • January 7, 2013 | Author: Jonathan C. Bacon
  • Law Firm: Archer Norris A Professional Law Corporation - Walnut Creek Office
  • New rules governing oral depositions in civil cases in California take effect in the new year as a result of the recent passage of AB 1875. The new legislation generally sets a maximum limit of seven hours of total testimony per witness in a civil case. With the January 1, 2013 adoption of AB 1875, C.C.P. ยง 2025.290 gains new provisions that more closely align California with federal deposition time-limit rules.