How are witnesses called for trial?
Witnesses receive a subpoena which tells them when and where to appear, and what if anything, to bring with them. Occasionally witnesses feel offended by being "ordered" to appear in court. The law provides that we cannot have a case postponed, despite the illness or incapacitation of a witness, unless that witness has been served a subpoena. Therefore, subpoenas are actually issued to protect our case.
Our office will attempt to notify witnesses well in advance of the subpoena being issued.
After receiving a subpoena, please check with our office before going to court. This may prevent an unnecessary trip in case of a last minute change in the trial schedule.

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