How to Enable/Disable Available Sections in Litigation Settings

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Available Sections in Litigation Settings

In Nextpoint Litigation you will find Available Sections under Settings.  Here, you can simplify the interface by disabling sections you don't intend to utilize in a particular database.

A couple of use-case examples are provided below, but first, let's review how you can easily enable or disable sections in Litigation:

  1. Navigate to MORE > Settings > General in your Litigation database.
  2. To display both Documents and Transcripts (Deponents/Proceedings), make sure both boxes are checked and click "Set Sections". This is the default setting in any new Litigation database.

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    • To display only Documents, uncheck Transcripts (Deponents/Proceedings) to disable that section, and click "Set Sections".

      SETTINGS_PREP_Available_Sections_Documents_Only_2019.png
    • To display only Transcripts (Deponents/Proceedings), uncheck Documents to disable that section, and click "Set Sections".

      SETTINGS_PREP_Available_Sections_Transcripts_Only_2019.png
  3. If you need to enable a disabled section at any time, Advanced Users can do so by navigating back to MORE > Settings > General > Available Sections and make adjustments accordingly.

Use-Case Examples

  1. When working with an expert witness, you may want to exchange specific documents/exhibits to a secondary database for his/her review.  Disabling the Transcripts section in this example would help the witness maintain a targeted review.
  2. In mass litigations, it may be useful to have a Master Exhibits database (with only the Documents section enabled) and a separate transcripts database (with only the Transcripts sections enabled).  You can then take the necessary evidence (exhibits & transcripts) and exchange to a new database for a particular trial.

 

See more on Litigation Settings and Database Customization here or return to the Litigation Workflow.

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