This is a choice that is someone is making and realizes that there will be a bench warrant. Is there anything that can be done proactively before they are actually arrested. Ie. fines?
The most obvious advice is "reconsider the wisdom of ignoring the subpoena."
Beyond that it isn't clear what you are asking.
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It is very unclear what you are asking.
A judge could find you in contempt of court and haul you into court to answer for your disregard/disrespect of civil process.
Will the court hold you in contempt... I have no idea... Probably not... They don't have time. It also depends on how important you are in the case.
It is not advisable.
Maybe you have some reason you cannot testify as marital privilege, 5th amendment right, or you have confidential information you cannot disclose for example if you are an attorney who has client information.
Obviously, this is not advisable now or in the future, unless you have a legitimate legal or emergency reason to abstain from testifying.
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Yes: you can make a motion for a protective order explaining to the court why you should not be asked to testify...
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