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After commencement of the action, any party may take the testimony of any person, including a party, by deposition upon oral examination. The attendance of a witness deponent may be compelled by the use of subpoena as provided by Civ. R. 45. The attendance of a party deponent may be compelled by the use of notice of examination as provided by division (B) of this rule. The deposition of a person confined in prison may be taken only by leave of court on such terms as the court prescribes. Rule 30(A)
Thank you that was very helpful....but I did not get an answer to the second half of my question concerning facing an unavailable accuser in a civil case
LaTaunya, What do you mean by "unavailable accuser", generally you simply subpoena persons to appear. But how is this person not available?
the accuser is incarcerated