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Plenderzoosh wrote:

Ah okay, wasn't sure if it was a summons or subpoena they would be issued, disregard my suggestion unless the lady who was hit doesn't mind potentially getting into big trouble.


no problem


summons = when some is charged and has to appear before the court


subpoena = witness that is ordered to come to court to give evidence

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hwybear wrote:

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subpoena = witness that is ordered to come to court to give evidence


Is there a penalty attached to subpeona if the witness refuses to come to court to give evidence with the excuse that witness has to be at work or lost pay, lost job?

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hwybear wrote:

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subpoena = witness that is ordered to come to court to give evidence


Is there a penalty attached to subpeona if the witness refuses to come to court to give evidence with the excuse that witness has to be at work or lost pay, lost job?


A warrant for arrest could be issued for failing to attend court for a witness. I can not remember if the person is also charged with obstruct justice or not? I'm not in the court processes enough to know the proper answer....sorry

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