A subpoena /səˈpiːnə/ (also subpœna) is a writ by a government agency, most often a court, that has authority to compel testimony by a witness or production of evidence under a penalty for failure. There are two common types of subpoena: subpoena ad testificandum orders a person to testify before the ordering authority or face punishment. The subpoena can also request the testimony to be given by phone or in person. subpoena duces tecum orders a person or organization to bring physical evidence before the ordering authority or face punishment. This is often used for requests to mail copies of documents to the requesting party or directly to court.
Posts about Subpoena
  • Explaining Grand Juries and How They Work

    … is granted powers to investigate a possible felony crime. The grand jury body may issue summons to witnesses by subpoena. This process enables grand jurors’ ability to examine a witness under oath. The grand jury is granted powers to vote. In this process, the grand jury may determine whether it is in the people’s interest to pursue an indictment…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 14 readers -
  • How To Obtain Traffic Camera Video of a Car Accident

    …Was your car accident caught on a highway traffic camera? In this day and age, cameras are everywhere. In fact, you’d probably be surprised by the number of video cameras that catch your commute on a daily basis. But how easy is it to obtain a copy of this footage? We’ve all noticed them: video cameras along highways, at red lights, toll plazas…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Car Accidents on Interstate 635 in Dallas

    … as one might think. Many of these cameras are owned by TxDOT or local municipalities, and more-often-than-not, the only way to obtain this footage is to have your attorney subpoena the video. Car accident attorneys exist for a reason — to help people just like you. Rasansky Law Firm has been helping car accident victims in Dallas for over 22 years…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -
  • Sham Veteran Owned Biz Owner GUILTY – SDVOSB Whistleblower Post

    … A Boston federal court jury found the owner of a phony service disabled, veteran owned business guilty of a $100 million fraud. David Gorski was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government and four counts of wire fraud. Gorki used his sham company to siphon off work reserved for disabled veterans. Government’s SDVOSB Program…

    Due Diligence- 23 readers -
  • Are Creditors the Only One That Can or Should File Proof of Claims?

    … Are Creditors the Only One That Can or Should File Proof of Claims? Posted on Jun 16, 2016 By Grant McNutt June 16, 2016 by Grant McNutt A Proof of Claim is the method a Creditor uses to get paid in a Bankruptcy. Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 are the 2 main types of Bankruptcy for individuals or consumers. Creditors rarely file a Proof of Claim…

    Grant Mcnutt/ Bond and Botes- 23 readers -
  • Can I Be Arrested for Not Paying A Student Loan?

    … By: Robert J. Nahoum A story of a student loan debtor purportedly arrested for failing to pay his student loans has gone viral. The media has ran with the story and student loan borrowers everywhere are nervous. You may be wondering how this could have happened – didn’t we eliminate debtors’ prison in America in colonial times? Well the answer…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 40 readers -
  • How Can I Drop Domestic Violence Charges?

    … Can I Drop Domestic Violence Charges? Domestic Violence Charges This question typically comes up in one of two ways. First, the victim of domestic violence will call to speak with an attorney and say that he or she does not want to press charges. Second, the defendant will call and tell the attorney that his or her significant other does not want…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 41 readers -
  • DUI Manslaughter Defense

    …. If possible, the first thing that the defense attorney should do is check the decedents medical records in order to determine if a BAC screen was ordered by a doctor at the hospital. You may have to request a subpoena duces tecum if the medical evidence from the hospital is not provided in discovery. Sometimes individuals die on the scene or on their way…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 10 readers -
  • What Happens at a Debtor Exam?

    … By: Robert J. Nahoum The Problem: You were sued by a debt collector and a judgment has been entered against you. The judgment creditor is hell bent on collecting on that judgment and has served you with a subpoena for a debtor exam. What is it and what should you expect? The Rules: After a judgment has been entered against you the debt…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 32 readers -
  • India Signs FATCA Agreement With US

    … Post by Veronica Pamoukaghlian, Senior Tax Writer India is the latest country to sign an agreement with the US under FATCA (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). The implications of the treaty on the international tax landscape are vast, as it will heavily affect thousands of taxpayers and numerous financial institutions at two of the world…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • DUI License Suspension | Administrative Hearing

    … at the DHSMV Office of Administrative Reviews within 10 days of your arrest with this form and proof of enrollment in the appropriate DUI course. You will have a hearing in front of a hearing officer who will determine your eligibility. HSMV 78066 SUBPOENA/SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM FOR ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING Download (DOCX, 13KB) Use this document…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 49 readers -
  • How to Answer an Information Subpoena

    … By: Robert J. Nahoum You come home to find a notice from the post office that you have certified mail waiting for you. You retrieve the certified mail, open the envelope and find a court document called an “Information Subpoena”. As it turns out, you have a default judgment entered against you for an old debt. The law allows judgment creditors…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 33 readers -
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