I received a personal appearance subpoena for a hearing before the commissioner for failure to respond to juror questionnaires in Queens County, NYC. (I actually have submitted two or three in the last year but it states that I didn't on two separate dates. My postal service kinda sucks.) I must report at 9:30am tomorrow. I am hearing varying things as to how long I may be there. I didn't think this was an all-day affair like actual jury duty so I am expected to be at work by 3pm as I did not request the day off/find coverage. (I have massage therapy clients and I do not work for myself). Can you clarify if this is reasonable and if not, what the best approach is to take tomorrow so that I can actually get to work on time and not get into trouble.
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