Written by attorney Sanford Horowitz

I Received A Subpoena- What Should I Do?

A Subpoena is a court order. By definition it is a writ issued by a court of justice requiring a person to appear before the court at a specified time. Any person who receives a Subpoena must go to court on the date and time shown on the subpoena. Here is some information for witnesses subpoenaed in criminal cases. 

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Victim Compensation Program: Victims of crimes of violence may be eligible to receive compensation for their crime related losses. Victim Service Representatives with the Victim-Witness Assistance Program can explain this program more fully and assist you in applying for this program if you are eligible. The toll free number for the Victim-Witness Assistance Program is (800) 380-3811.

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