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What are you trying to obtain from the postal service and in what type of lawsuit?
postal service supplied me with information in writing regarding forged documents used in an Affidavit of service presented to the court. I do not want any wiggle room for oposing counsel and wanted usps in court
So you are trying to subpoena someone as a witness to come to a hearing or trial?
Do you have a specific employee you are intending to subpoena?
And also, just to be clear, is the USPS or any other federal agency a defendant?
U.S.P.S is not a defendant. Yes the individual who has examined the documents so far is the person I want to subpoena
The USPS has a very specific method of being subpoenaed. If you know the persons name you have to subpoena them through 39 CFR 256.13 which you can find at http://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/39/265.13
You can use any process server authorized by the court.
That is if they are in the Inspection Service section of the USPS which is usually who responds to any requests you make.
If they are not a member of the Inspection Service then 265.11 covers them which you can see at http://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/39/265.11
You will want to serve them at least 45-60 days in advance so that they have time to refer it to their Office of Counsel to look at it.
The Inspection Service dept issued the document. I believe I have 2 weeks
IS usually does issue the document so just follow the steps shown in 265.13 and you're safe.
Issue it as soon as possible. 45-60 days is optimal but if you don't have that long then you don't have that long so do it ASAP.
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