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Subject: Rule 57 - Rules of Civil Procedure - Rules Governing Civil Procedure in the Circuit Courts - Interrogatories and Depositions Publication / Adopted Date:March 29, 1974
Topic:Use of Depositions in Court ProceedingsRevised / Effective Date:January 1, 2002

57.07. Use of Depositions in Court Proceedings

(a) Use of Depositions. Any part of a deposition that is admissible under the rules of evidence applied as though the deponent were testifying in court may be used against any party who was present or represented at the taking of the deposition or who had proper notice thereof. Depositions may be used in court for any purpose.

(b) Objections - Effect of Errors and Irregularities in Depositions.

(Adopted March 29, 1974, eff. Jan. 1, 1975. Amended June 1, 1993, eff. Jan. 1, 1994; May 15, 1998, eff. Jan. 1, 1999; May 23, 2001, eff. Jan. 1, 2002.)