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In a NYC housing court matter we subpoenaed the Army for

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In a NYC housing court matter we subpoenaed the Army for military records. We keep calling and they say they are going to send but they never send it. Can and how can we hold them in contempt
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the subpoena was issued in?
Customer: New York State
JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?
Customer: Just the Archives department
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  NYCLAWYER replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

Expert:  NYCLAWYER replied 6 months ago.

How long has it been since you issued the subpoena?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Approximately seven months
Expert:  NYCLAWYER replied 6 months ago.

That is a prolonged period. You can have the court clerk help in filling out an order to show cause to hold them in contempt and compel production. You can also contact them first and advise if your intentions which may lead to prompt production.

Expert:  NYCLAWYER replied 6 months ago.
Please let me know if that is acceptable and feel free to reply back and follow up
Expert:  NYCLAWYER replied 6 months ago.

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