Cross Examination

Cross Examination of opponent will always make you to turn the case to their favors, all the question to be understood thoroughly. If you are unable to understand you may ask to repeat the question and may answer, That Tactical question need not be answered. We are very much worry about the credibility of witness and the reliability of what he or she is saying. Expert Witness. Are they specialized. They lead to sit and listen other witnesses on request of the Advocate. All your knowledge, preparedness, awareness to be only out of court, you most not talk to any witness at any stage or it may be a ground for collusion and serious damage to the case. Advocate points out and make you admit that you have narrated so and so, opportunity of destroying the credibility as to be pointed. Who all can accompany the party it is very clear that mostly in open court is open to all, but restricted to some act.

Some judges see no problem in recording, but some court are adamant, they feared to make record, you as a witness if in need of an interpreter can take the help of NAATI that is National Accreditation Authority For Translator and Interpreters with permission. In case if you are disable witness and if your necessity is very need can make a memo for transfer to facilitate or transfer to such facilitated court. You as a witness may have a timely visit and embraces the environment of the court because except experts most witness go to court only once. They do not know the law of evidence, story can be narrated the court during the chief examination and during cross examination nor admitting nor objecting to be done. Rehearsal before appearance may be suggested when they are adamant rood useless unwanted blindfold that can straightly be complained to the court. But the very purpose is you need not be trained to talk slowly and clearly, you most listen and think before any answer, never dire to say I don’t know, I don’t remember and if possible may check the notes and permission and carefully read the documents before answering,

Chanakya Make it prudently to built self confidence, coaching a witness as what to say and not to say is very essential aspects. When you step in to the box, swearing an oath to affirm that you tell truth. Silence to be maintained during such acts affirmation will state I solemnly and Sincerely Declare and Affirm that the evidence I shall give will be truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Even the interpreter take oath you will deli gently interpret. Never fear to be exposed in the box. Purpose of examination is to give witness to the court, hence always be addressed to the court Judge only, listen to the question carefully, here your attention to be more towards the decision maker, never be hopeless when the advocate take your concentration you can remark to it, never focus on examiner or it will be easy to dominate you, never give a chance maintain the credibility avoid being upset by examiner to dominate you more. When the question is aggress you look to jury or to your advocate, never rush to your answer allow your advocate to object. Never keep your answer unexplained to court, it leads to poor evidence. After all we have promised to tell truth you can deliberately say would you allow me to explain this? Or I have more to say about it, still advocate has chance to reexamined and make clear the court to avoid defeat. When you are anxious or scared remark may be done or objected by your advocate for unreliable question and unmasking and dishonest question. Remember you have time to consider the question your answer make you confident. Chanakya’s help you to perform well. we all ways involves all listeners to involve in performance.