Witnesses to crime may be required to appear in court to testify, under oath, about the alleged crime. A subpoena (order to appear in court) may be issued by the District Attorney's office or the defense counsel, who is representing the defendant.
If you receive a subpoena from the District Attorney's Office to testify in court, the Victim/Witness Assistance Center provides the following services:
If you receive a District Attorney subpoena, please call Victim/Witness at (866) 781-5821 to confirm the date/time of your appearance. We can also answer questions about parking, criminal court procedures, or other general inquiries about the court.
Sample Subpoena (Word)