Do you get paid for jury duty WA?

Do you get paid for jury duty WA?

WA jurors, like their Victorian and Queensland counterparts, have their normal wages covered by their employers. Self-employed jurors will be reimbursed by the state lost earnings (averaged out over the year). Unemployed jurors get $10 for a half day and $15 for a full day for the first three days.

How do lawyers select jurors?

Lawyers and judges select juries by a process known as “voir dire,” which is Latin for “to speak the truth.” In voir dire, the judge and attorneys for both sides ask potential jurors questions to determine if they are competent and suitable to serve in the case.

How many times can a deposition be postponed?

There are only so many times that a deposition can be postponed. Usually, after two or three times the court will get involved. You should expect a postponed deposition to be rescheduled fairly quickly. There is a lot of money tied up in a deposition, so any hiccups are usually taken care of very promptly.

What questions do lawyers ask jurors?

Attorneys ask questions of potential jurors to determine juror attitudes, biases, and their ability to truly be an impartial juror. The attorneys will inquire about you personally, and will also ask questions about your friends, families, and acquaintances.