Deposition services in Japan

Region-based court reporters

Our trusted court reporters have international deposition experience, along with the ability and know-how to get the job done with the highest-quality results.

Legal videographers

Legal videographers trained in the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, so you can be sure that your video record will be taken in a manner consistent with your jurisdiction’s requirements.

Deposition interpreters

Internationally-accredited language professionals with deposition experience and unbending standards of quality.

Videoconferencing

First-rate videoconferencing facilities in Japan. Our simple solutions will save you time and hassle.
How to set up a deposition in Japan
For most legal professionals, international depositions are uncharted waters that can be overwhelming and confusing. We understand and are here to help. To get started, follow this step-by-step guide on how to set up a deposition in Japan.

STEP 1

Good news — taking U.S. depositions in Japan is permissible. However, there are regulations on how and where they can be held. All depos in Japan must take place on the U.S. Consulate grounds in Osaka or Embassy in Tokyo. Check out our Japan Depo Tips for more info on what can and cannot be done.

STEP 2

Don’t panic! Our Global Deposition Experts set up depositions in Japan all the time and can help you through the entire process. Fill out our quick and easy quote form and tell us more about your Japanese deposition needs.

STEP 3

Our Global Deposition Experts will be in touch within 24 hours to go over everything. Please ask questions! We love sharing our knowledge and have a lot of helpful tips and advice.

STEP 4

We assemble the perfect region-based team of court reporters, legal videographers, and interpreters for your deposition in Japan. We will take care of all the tricky logistics so you don’t have to stress about the details.

STEP 5

You did it!!! Your deposition in Japan goes off without a hitch. Now it’s time to relax and celebrate.

Quick tips: preparing for a deposition in Japan

Cities we serve

Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Kawasaki, Saitama, Hiroshima, Sendai, Kitakyushu, Chiba, Setagaya, Sakai, Niigata, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Sagamihara, Nerima, Okayama, Ota, and more!

Research guide

Japan is not a member of the Hague Evidence Convention

Video tips

Let our experts walk you through the easy process of setting up a deposition in Japan.

How to set up a deposition in Japan

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