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How must a video deposition be stored for?
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Customer: How long must a video deposition be stored for?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Sure what is the length of time a video deposition must be stored before it can be destroyed ?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. Please note: This is general information only for educational purposes only, and is not legal advice. No specific course of action is proposed herein, and no attorney-client relationship or privilege is formed by speaking to an expert on this site. By continuing, you confirm that you understand and agree to these terms.

What state is this in, please?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.
Thank you.
First of all: "Consistent with Opinion No. 94-13, the Committee does not believe that a lawyer is required to
act as a storage facility for clients, and therefore the lawyer is entitled to compensation for the
reasonable expense involved in retrieving the files in question and providing copies of materials
that the client has already received. The lawyer is also entitled to compensation for the
reasonable expense of providing copies of any materials, such as routine administrative
correspondence with third parties, that the client may not have received because the lawyer had
no duty to provide the client with copies of such materials in the normal course of the
representation, but to which the client is entitled to access upon reasonable request."
(Opinion No. 94-14)
Having said that, per Supreme Court Rule 769, the length of time for retention in general is 7 years.
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Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.
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