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The person subpoenaed may file with the court a motion to quash the subpoena. Quashing the subpoena relieves the person of the obligation to appear or produce documents.
A motion to quash a subpoena must be made at or before the time specified in the subpoena for compliance. If the motion is made in writing, a copy must be served on the person who requested the subpoena in the manner provided for service of pleadings and other papers. A hearing is normally held on this motion, after notice to the person subpoenaed and the party who requested the subpoena.
The judge may quash or modify a subpoena under any of the following circumstances: