An ESI agreement, also known as a discovery protocol, is an agreement between two or more parties in a lawsuit. Specifically, it deals with the processes, procedures, and timeline for how to exchange electronically stored information (ESI). Ideally, the best time to enter an ESI agreement or discovery protocol is at the outset of litigation while complying with Rule 26(f) meet and confer requirements. Commonly, the agreements will cover which devices or accounts, relevant date range, search terms, and data types subject to forensic collection.
Typically, the best source of email evidence is the email server. While emails may be found in multiple locations such as on a phone, tablet, or computer, those locations tend to hold fewer emails than the server. For example, many phone users have their emails synced for only 30 days, and maybe only six months on their computer. Whereas the email server may have three years or more worth of email. Therefore, frequently the email server is the preferred source of evidence.
Modern forensic software allows us to take a ‘bit-by-bit’ copy of the hard drive on your computer. As a result, the copy of the hard drive is identical to the original hard drive.
Assisting a lawyer with the destruction of clients data after a final order or decree is entered in the case is resolved.
We assist lawyers with the destruction of their client’s data, but only after a final order or decree is entered in the case, confirming it has been resolved.