n our prior post, we went over some of the basics regarding why and when you might need an expert witness. In this post, we’ll address some of the specifics concerning expert witnesses, including the important role attorneys play in making sure your expert witness is allowed to testify in court.
Georgia Law on Expert Witnesses
Generally speaking, an expert witness is someone who has a certain level of expertise in the subject matter at issue a case before the court. Georgia law, however, has specific requirements for someone to be considered an expert witness and allowed to testify as to their opinion in your case. In the event that specialized knowledge is required to prove your case, your witness will need to meet the following requirements to qualify as an expert witness: