The Deposition Part 2: Questioning Tactics and Effective Responses Credit Hours: 3 Approximate reading time: 0.5 Hours Approximate online time: 1 Hour You Must Be Signed In To View This Program. Register Today NFPA Documents Disclaimer- NFPA and other resource editions cited within the CFITrainer.Net site were current as of the release of the respective modules. The field of fire investigation and its guiding documents are constantly evolving and it is incumbent upon the fire investigator to remain up to date with the guidance in the current editions of the documents referenced in all modules on CFITrainer.Net, regardless of which edition was used in the writing of the module. Program Abstract One of the legal proceedings that may require the fire investigator to testify is a deposition. Deposing attorneys employ a variety of tactics to learn about the expert witness giving testimony, to try to unsettle that witness to see how he/she handles such pressure, and to probe for weaknesses to exploit.The investigator can ensure that his/her testimony accurately reflects his/her work on the case by understanding these tactics and using effective counters.When questioning turns contentious, it can be challenging to maintain focus and professionalism and provide accurate, truthful answers.This module teaches effective ways to respond to the most common questioning tactics. This module is the second in a two-part series on depositions. It is recommended that the user first complete the module "The Deposition Part 1: Format, Content, and Preparation", then proceed with this module.