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: Calendar No. WELCOME TO THE SUPERIOR COURT OF : JUDICIAL SUBPOENA Plaintiff(s) CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF -against: :
WE ARE HAPPY TO HELP YOU IF WE CAN. HOWEVER, WE ARE ALLOWED TO HELP : YOU ONLY IN CERTAIN WAYS, SINCE WE MUST BE FAIR TO EVERYONE.
Defendant(s) : ......................................................
This is a list of some things the court staff can and cannot do for you. We cannot tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court.
TO We can
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
explain and answer questions about how the court works.
, the Honorable at the Court attachments.) located at County of in room , on the day of , 20 , at o'clock in the noon, and at any recessed We can give you general information We cannot tell you what to say in court. or adjourned date, to testify and give evidence as a witness in this action on the part of the
tell you what words to use in your provide you with the number of We cannot court papers. (However, we can the local lawyer referral service, check your papers for legal services program, family completeness. For example, we law GREETINGS: facilitator program, and other check for signatures, notarization, services where you can get legal correct county name, correct case information. WE COMMAND YOU, that all business and excuses being laid aside, you and each of you attend before number, and presence of
about court rules, procedures, and practices.
provide court schedules and We cannot give court and will make you what Your failure to comply with this subpoena is punishable as a contempt of you an opinion aboutliable to information on how to getwas issued for a maximum penalty will$50 and allifdamages sustained as a a case the party on whose behalf this subpoena of happen you bring your scheduled. case to court. result of your failure to comply. provide you information from
We can We can
Witness, Honorable your case file. Court in County,
, one of the Justices of the
talk to the judge for you. let you talk to the judge outside of court. change an order signed by a judge.
provide you with court forms and instructions that are available. usually answer questions about court deadlines and how to compute them.
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Since court staff may not know the answers to all questions about court rules, procedures, and Office and P.O. we have practices, and because we don't want to give you wrong information,Address been instructed not to answer questions if we do not know the correct answers. For additional information, please contact a lawyer or your local law library, or check the California Courts Self-Help Center Web Telephone No.: site at www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp.
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