Can you subpoena someone in a divorce?

Can you subpoena someone in a divorce?

Subpoenas can be used by either the plaintiff or defendant in any family law proceeding, including divorces, child custody matters, and alimony disputes. Subpoenas can be served on the other parties and/or neutral third parties who may have information or evidence that is relevant to the case at hand.

What evidence do you need for a divorce?

For example, you should have verified income information for you and your spouse if child support is at issue in your divorce. A judge may also need bank statements, tax returns, and property and asset information to make a fair division of the marital estate.

What documents can be subpoenaed?

You may decide you need to subpoena documents for your case. This is rarely done in small claims court, but there are times when it may be helpful. An organization (such as a police department, phone company, hospital, or corporation) may have certain books, ledgers, papers, or other documents that can help your case.

Can you be subpoenaed by both sides?

Yes a non-party can be subpoenaed by both a plaintiff and a defendant in the same suit. If they are seeking the same documents, there would be little benefit in responding twice – a letter to both sides indicating that all items have been