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Experience:  Admitted to NYS Criminal defense bar in 1989. Extensive arraignment, hearing, trial experience.
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Second opinion] - I just got a call from the lawyer about a

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Second opinion] - hi I just got a call from the lawyer about a case she said, I should've received a subpoena to appear in court tomorrow morning but, I have never received any subpoena, and I am out of town now.
JA: Was this a subpoena for records or to appear and testify?
Customer: What will happen if I can't appear on court tomorrow?
JA: In what state did this occur? And has an attorney been consulted?
Customer: to testify
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no lawyer have been contacted since I just checked my voicemail
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 3 months ago.

Hi,

I'm Zoey and I'll be assisting you. I'm reviewing your question now. Please be patient while I research and compose a reply for you.

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 3 months ago.

If you have never been served with a subpoena, you do not have to appear in court. Nothing can happen to you for not showing up if you have never been served. The lawyer's phone call is not service.

Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 3 months ago.

Just checking in to see if you need more help or any clarification of my answer. If so, please reply here on this question thread.