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Can i be subpoenad to show up in court as a lay witness to

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Can i be subpoenad to show up in court as a lay witness to testify on behalf of the defendant (he used to be my friend) in a federal court.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 3 months ago.

Hello. My name is Alex.
Thank you for your question.
I will be happy to provide you with information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

I cannot comment on your specific situation, but generally, any person who has any knowledge relevant to the court case can be subpoenaed by either side to testify in court.

I wish you the best of luck!