Errata Sheets in New Jersey are governed by Rule 4:14-5 of New Jersey Rules of Court governing Civil Practice. N.J. Stat. Ann. § 4:14-5 (West 2017). This rule requires that the witness only sign the deposition if the deposition officer is not a shorthand reporter and the parties have not agreed to waive the signing. Id. Further, once the transcript is ready the witness and officer shall meet so the witness can read and sign and the deposition. Id. At that time, if the witness has any changes to make to the deposition in either form or substance they shall be made at that time and the reasons for them shall be noted. Id. The witness will then sign the deposition. Id. If the witness will not sign or does not appear to sign, then the officer should sign it and then it will be considered fully signed. Id.

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