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Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert

Final Trial Preparation

The issues surrounding a matter set for litigation becomes clearer during the final stages of trial preparation. This is true whether the case is tried for a day or a month. The final status conference between the expert witness, any other witnesses and the attorney serves to further clarify the issues.

Experts sometimes meet with other experts before the trial. Final trial preparation assistance can come from other experts and the attorney who engaged the expert. Other professionals and the expert's own observations and reading should answer most questions about final preparation for trial.

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