Q: Am told I needed 5 grand for a deposition. Then I'm told the other party paid for it is this possible
A: Most attorneys, in most cases, pay for all litigation costs, including depositions. There are, of course, exceptions to every rule. Sit down with your attorney and have him or her explain the situation.
Timothy Belt agrees with this answer
A: There are several possibilities, and as Glen correctly pointed out, your attorney is the only one that would be able to answer your question. However, if there was a recent decision, that decision may have ruled that the other side is responsible for this cost. Another possibility is that the other side also wants information from that witness and they scheduled the deposition which would make them responsible for payment. Call your lawyer, he will be able to provide a clear answer and not just possibilities.
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