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Hello Tina,

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

I have been subpoenaed in to court as a witness for a workmenscomp case. I'm wondering what I should bring with me to be prepared. Is there a way I could phone you or visa versa since it goes in depth please?

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

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I am an employer of a small janitorial service.

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Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Thanks so much for your patience. Generally, there isn't much that you need to bring as a witness. If there were specific things you needed to bring with you or produce in court, it would have said as much in the subpoena.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Could I trouble you to phone me please?
Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

If you absolutely cannot physically make it there, then you must call the court and ask if you can appear as a witness either over the telephone or some other communication. The court has to approve this request and if they don't, you have to show up physically, in person to provide your testimony.

I would love to have a phone call with you. It's $60, but it's often of extreme value to the thousands of people I've worked with. You should get a request for it soon automatically by the system and you can accept the request:-)

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