If I'm a witness in criminal case and I'm getting ready to move out of state and I won't be able to get back to the state I'm currently leaving and if i let the courts know that I'm moving and that they need to move forward before i do because if they don't I won't be here when they finally do what's going to happen if I haven't been subpoenaed or anything will I be arrested and if so what for I'm not the criminal
Contact the prosecution and/or the victim/witness advocate and notify them of your plans to move.
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Let the prosecutor know this and there might be some way to solve the problem of you getting back.
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Let the attorney for the party that wants to call you know about your impending move. It may be possible to take your availability into consideration in scheduling the case. If you are a witness for the prosecution, the State may make arrangements to fly you in when and if your testimony is needed and if the case and your testimony are sufficiently important. The defense will do that, too, when funds are available. You may be put under subpoena.
If they want your testimony badly enough they may pay the cost of bringing you back, and there is an interstate compact that allows them to do that by enlisting the cooperation of the court in your new location. Ms Goldstein has a point when she suggests contacting the state's attorney (or defense attorney if you are a defense witness) and tell them where and when you will be moving.
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