What Are the Different Types of Subpoenas?

There are several types of subpoenas that can be served. It all depends on who you are and what your role is regarding the case. Here we will discuss two commonly served types of subpoenas.

Subpoena Ad TestificandumWhat Are the Different Types of Subpoenas?

A Subpoena Ad Testificandum is a type of subpoena that compels individuals to appear and testify. Generally, the recipient will be asked to appear in court, usually in a trial, to testify.

Subpoena Duces Tecum

Translated as “subpoena for production of evidence,” a subpoena duces tecum asks you to produce documents, records, or other types of evidence that may help in a court case. These documents are under your control and can be mailed, emailed, or scanned to the appropriate recipients. In some cases, you may be asked to hand-deliver the documents at a particular date and time.

Depending on the jurisdiction statutorily determined witness fees may be served with the two above-mentioned subpoenas.

To learn more about the service of subpoenas or process service, contact Reliant Court Services today.