Do I need to send notice to the opposing counsel when issuing a subpoena signed by the clerk of the court in my divorce case?

Asked about 1 year ago - Chicago, IL

Do I need to give notice that I am subpoenaing records only to the opposing counsel? If so, how much notice? Do I need to give copies of the records once received? Can the opposing counsel try to stop my subpoenas? Thank you.

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  1. Judy A. Goldstein

    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . I believe this may have been asked and answered yesretday. The question is familiar. Notice must be sent for subpoenas for records or deposition. Notice need not be sent for a subpoena for trial but there may be a requirement of disclosure of witnesses.

  2. David Matthew Gotzh

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Agreed. In addition, if it's for records I send them a copy of what I get. I do this because when I'm on the other side of this, I like getting copies instead of serving a 204(a)(4) request.

  3. J. Richard Kulerski

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Yes, and yes.

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