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Can Virginia lawyer subpoena me living in New Jersey ? Do I have to really go in Virginia ?

Jersey City, NJ |

My sister having a divorce case pending with her husband in Virginia state. husband lawyer subpoenad me on my working day. i live and work in a different state. Do I have to go ?
What should I respond to him?

He sent me subpoena on Virginia address where I have a leased apt .however I do not reside there and I am living in New Jersey for last 2 years .he just served a normal subpoena .

Attorney Answers 2


  1. You do not have to go to Virginia.

    Please note that these answers are provided as a community service and are not meant to create an attorney-client relationship.


  2. No. You dont have sufficent contacts with Virginia.