Slid into a car at intersection - Careless Driving.

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by: hwybear on
Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:37 pm

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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by: liveontheedge on
Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:09 am

hwybear wrote: ............
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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Wed Oct 28, 2009 9:54 am

liveontheedge wrote:
hwybear wrote: ............
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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