I was subpoenaed and then the court date was cancelled how long is the subpoena good for or do they reissue a new one???

Asked over 1 year ago - Willis, TX

The prosecutor keeps delaying the my flying out to the court date and I'm having to ask off work for this. If the date stated on the subpoena has passed do they have to reissue a new subpoena or is the first one still valid

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Macy Michelle Jaggers


    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Did you appear on the first court date and get sworn in? If so, you'll have to appear whenever instructed by the court or DA. If not, they have to issue a new subpoena.

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  2. Richard Kurt Arbuckle


    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . The rule is not always clear on postponements. I have changed the practice area to criminal to see if someone practicing that might tell you what criminal courts generally do.

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  3. Evan Edward Pierce-Jones

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . Ms. Jaggers answer is how I have seen things done in Texas state courts for almost 30 years.

    Answers on Avvo are for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice. No... more

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