Ian Hardy, President of Optima Juris, gives a few tips on how to set-up a U.S. deposition in Australia.
In this segment of International Deposition Tips with Optima Juris, Ian Hardy, President of Optima Juris, walks you through the legalities for setting up a U.S. deposition in Australia. If you are a lawyer, paralegal, or legal professional looking to organize a deposition in Australia, you will want to watch this video.
Have a witness you need to depose in a foreign country? Wondering how you can administer the oath correctly? There are a number of possible solutions available for swearing in a witness outside of the U.S. Our quick and easy infographic provides some practical suggestions based on our extensive experience scheduling depositions abroad.
We are very excited to unveil our first video from our brand new video series, International Deposition Tips. The entire Optima Juris team will be sharing insider tips, advice, guides, and information about international depositions in these quick and easy-to-view videos. First up we have Optima Juris CEO, Ian Hardy, explaining the first step to setting up a deposition outside the U.S.
Australia uses the Australian Dollar. For more information on currency conversions visit XE. Before you leave, notify your bank, credit card company, or other financial institutions that you are going overseas. Avoid carrying cash and consider using traveler's checks or major credit cards instead (but make sure they are accepted at your destination before departing on your trip).
For the latest weather information in cities throughout Australia visit weather.com.
At restaurants 10–15% is customary. At hotels $1 per bag and $1–$5 per day to the housekeeper. $5 for cabdrivers and $25–$50 per day for a private driver.
Imagine your reaction if your deposition had to be rescheduled because of a major local holiday when everything was closed. Don’t let that happen to your depo. You can see a complete list of holidays in Australia here: timeanddate.com/holidays/australia/.
Check with your physician to see which shots are required and/or recommended for your trip to Australia. You can check online resources like the U.S. Department of State Australia country page or contact the Australian Embassy or Consulate for current entry requirements. The World Health Organization (WHO) can provide their recommendations for vaccinations and other travel health precautions for your trip abroad.
Adelaide Airport, ADL
Brisbane Airport, BNE
Cairns Airport, CNS
Gold Coast Airport, OOL
Melbourne Airport, MEL
Perth Airport, PER
Sydney Airport, SYD