Legal Question in Constitutional Law in New Hampshire

Witness Subpoena

How to get out of a witness subpoena?

Asked on 1/26/09, 9:41 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Andrew Winters Cohen & Winters, PLLC

Re: Witness Subpoena

You probably can't, depending on the circumstances. If you were properly served, you have to appear. You can argue ahead of time that your testimony is irrelevant If you fail to appear on a valid subpoena, you can be held in contempt of court and, in some circumstances, even incarcerated.

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Answered on 1/29/09, 10:25 am

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