i got a subpoena from the army, but i'm out of the army do i still have to serve it?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Wisconsin
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So I understand the situation, what is taking place here (what type of subpoena, why issued against you, etc)?
If you could share a few details to clue me in that would be helpful and appreciated.
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dd form 453. to testify as a witness in the matter of united states vs. rodriguez.
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QUESTION: "i got a subpoena from the Army, but i'm out of the army do i still have to serve it?"
ANSWER: Yes. Were I in your shoes, I would do so. Here is why I say so in looking at this from the vantage point of trying to look out for your best interests. I hear everything you mention about no longer being in the military. But, the law does not limit subpoena power in that manner. In other words, you could resist and then be taken into custody, facing punishment, and then make your argument. That would be a not so fun ordeal, receiving the dreaded knock on the door and being taken away, so I would much prefer complying. I would love to say otherwise, but I just respect you too much to do you the disservice of misleading you or providing false information, even when the means being the bearer of entirely correct although admittedly discouraging news. Finally, please allow me to take a moment and say to you a word of heartfelt appreciation for your prior military service.
I truly hope all works out for you.
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