Rules For Serving A Subpoena

By: Undisputed Legal/Subpoena Service Department

There are three kinds of Subpoena’s,

I. Subpoena To Testify. (Ad Testificandum)

Requires a person to come to the Court to testify as a witness.

II. Subpoena For Records. (Duces Tecum)

Requires documents, papers, writing, etc. to be brought to the Court.

III. Information Subpoena.

Requires the information be provided to the person requesting it.

Methods of Service

A Subpoena to Testify or a Subpoena for Records is generally served on an individual by a process server personal (in hand) delivery. For service on an individual, under certain circumstances it may be appropriate to use an alternate method of service such as “Substituted Service” or “Conspicuous Service.”

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