Is Testimony from a Foreign Court Admissible in the US?

Posted: July, 2010 in Evidence Taking

The Hague Evidence Convention is considered to provide an additional means by which the parties may collect evidence abroad.

However, from the German perspective, the use of the Hague Evidence Convention is mandatory with respect to evidence taken in Germany for foreign proceedings.

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Must Exhibits to a Hague Evidence Request Be Translated?

Posted: May, 2010 in Evidence Taking

The answer to this question, like any associated with international service of process and evidence taking, is complex and varies among different countries.

This is because the Convention requires the Hague Request to defer to the laws and procedural norms of the State in which they are to be executed.

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