The Power and Consequences of a Subpoena

One of the more common documents involved in court cases is the subpoena, which is issued when a party wishes to obtain evidence or testimony from someone. For litigators, it is a useful tool, allowing them to collect evidence more easily from third parties by placing the power of the court behind their efforts. But what exactly is a subpoena, and what happens if someone fails to appropriately respond to one? Continue reading “The Power and Consequences of a Subpoena”