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The defendant has the right to depose you or the case will be dismissed. Here you should go and answer their questions.You can answer you don't know or don't remember or something similarly vague. If you want to get this to trial you will have to give them their deposition here in Michigan otherwise they will dismiss your suit.There is no fifth amendment rights in a civil suit where you are suing others.Please don't shoot the messenger I am trying to give you honest information.
Rules here on depos start at page 69...http://courts.mi.gov/Courts/MichiganSupremeCourt/rules/Documents/Michigan%20Court%20Rules.pdf
And yes answering vaguely is fine.
I mean usually they ask you about what damages you are claiming and what your claims are, etc.
A deposition is a recorded statement where a participant in a lawsuit answers various questions under oath. The Michigan Rules of Civil Procedure set forth when a deposition can be used and for what purpose in a Michigan lawsuit.
So tell them this if they ask
As you prepare for your Michigan deposition, there are a few guidelines to follow:
Once the deposition is over, you will receive a transcript and have an opportunity to make corrections.
Good luck to you and thank for rating 5 stars.
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