What are the deadlines for responding to a subpoena?

What are the deadlines for responding to a subpoena?

Any question about validity, contact OLA (510-642-7122). a. For a subpoena duces tecum issued in a civil action, the records should be provided either within 15 days after the receipt of the subpoena, or within the time agreed upon by the party serving the subpoena and the custodian of records or witness.

What do you need to know about a deposition subpoena?

A Deposition Subpoena is a court order requiring a person who is not a party to a lawsuit to provide copies of business records and/or appear at a deposition to answer questions asked by one party in a lawsuit.

What to do if you are subpoenaed to produce documents?

As the person subpoenaed to produce documents, you may object to producing the documents. As a person receiving a copy of a subpoena to produce documents, you may object to the documents subpoenaed being inspected or copied. If you wish to object, you must complete the ‘Notice of objection’ form attached to the subpoena.

Can a person be subpoenaed if they are not a person?

If you have received a copy of the subpoena and are not the person subpoenaed, you do not have to do anything unless you want to object to the documents listed in the schedule of the subpoena being inspected or copied by another party or interested person.

What does it mean to be subpoenaed in a deposition?

A deposition subpoena means that your sworn testimony will be taken during a phase of the trial process known as discovery, and will likely occur at a lawyer’s office. Subpoenas may be issued by the following people involved in the legal case associated with the subpoena: the judge presiding over the legal proceedings

What do you need to know about a subpoena?

A subpoena will always list the name, address and phone number of the entity requesting the witnesses’ testimony. That entity is responsible for paying you to appear at the deposition or trial. If the scheduled deposition time conflicts with your schedule, the party requesting a deposition usually has some leeway to change the timing.

How long does it take to respond to a subpoena under Rule 6?

The 10-day period for response to a subpoena is extended to 14 days to avoid the complex calculations associated with short time periods under Rule 6 and to allow a bit more time for such objections to be made.

When does the Attorney General issue a subpoena?

Subpoenas may be issued by the following people involved in the legal case associated with the subpoena: (Note that the Attorney General and District Attorney can issue a subpoena during an investigation, before initiating a legal case).

Who is responsible for issuing a subpoena in California?

It can be issued by any attorney, a self-represented individual, or a service hired by an attorney, using court-supplied forms.

Can a state employee be subpoenaed for percipient knowledge?

State employees who are being subpoenaed for their everyday, percipient knowledge must be personally served. For example, if a campus employee in Human Resources is subpoenaed to testify about specialized procedures for reporting, investigating, and resolving employment disputes, that employee may be served through his/her superior.

What should I do if I receive a subpoena from Ola?

If an individual is named and being served, the law requires that the Summons and Complaint be delivered directly to that person. Colleagues or managers may not accept personal service of process on behalf of a fellow employee. If any doubt about personal delivery of a Summons and Complaint, contact OLA (510-642-7122) immediately .