Yes, the paramour can be brought into court pursuant to a Subpoena, but whether or not you want to do this should be discussed with your own attorney.
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Yes, you can subpoena the paramour.
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Yes, you can subpoena the paramour, but this is a tactical/strategic move that should be discussed with your attorney. There are some costs involved in issuing a subpoena, namely the cost of serving the subpoena if done by private process server. But bear in mind that a witness subject to subpoena can move to quash the subpoena on the grounds of undue burden or embarrassment and the effort to enforce the subpoena may increase your fees to the lawyer.
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Yes you can and on the fees, not necessarily.
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Of course. The question to be asked, is whether or not the individual will truthfully testify on the stand? Do they have any protected rights? For example, adultery is still a crime in MD. many individuals hide behind the 5th amendment on this issue.
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