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I am going through a divorce. My lawyers have started to subpoena my soon to be ex-spouses banks and accountants as he refuses to take on any financial responsibility for his kids and refuses to give up any information about his finances. After his accountant received the subpoena, he said he would expect me to pay for his time. Is this something that is done or expected? I have never heard of this before. Of course, I cannot afford to pay for any of this. Most of what I am paying for is a loan from relatives including my living expenses for me and my kids.
Could you tell me what the jurisdication is in this case where subpoenas are concerned. Thank you
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[QUOTE] Could you tell me what the jurisdication is in this case where subpoenas are concerned. [/QUOTE]

These types of costs of usually met by the party seeking the information. I'm sorry, and I wish I had better news for you.

 

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