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If you were subpoenaed then you have to testify and truthfully answer any questions asked.
If you feel it is harmful to you to do so then you could hire an attorney to file a Motion to Quash the Subpoena but that is the only way to possibly prevent being forced to testify.
If you fail to appear or refuse to testify then the judge can order you to be placed in jail for contempt.
There are a number of reasons but first the doctor's letter is hearsay and not admissible.
If you can't remember then you can't remember. "I don't remember" is a perfectly valid response.
There is no way he can make you review anything before court
That is not a part of the subpoena.
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You can ask but it won't be granted. The courts are open to the public with the exception of juvenile matters.
If you refuse to testify the judge is more likely to order you to jail than to fine you.
That is because the judge will first order you to testify and if you refuse it is a direct violation of his order.
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