ALERT

[NEED LEGAL HELP?] Call our 24/7 Helpline: 1-866-723-4855

Subpoena Duces Tecum

Definition - What does Subpoena Duces Tecum mean?

A subpoena duces tecum is a subpoena that requires a person to show up in court with specific documents. The documents may be the reason why the person is required to be a witness or could be in corroboration to a witness statement.

Justipedia explains Subpoena Duces Tecum

It would be considered a contempt of court for a person who received a subpoena duces tecum to not bring the documents to court. Most likely, the person would be held in jail on contempt until the documents were produced.

Share this:

Connect with us

Find a Lawyer