Criminal Subpoena Information
A subpoena duces tecum is the process by which the court, at the request of a party to an action, commands a witness to produce certain documentary evidence or tangible objects pertinent to the proceedings.
A witness subpoena is the process by which the court commands a witness to appear and give testimony. Parties must prepare their own subpoena duces tecum and file the form in the Criminal Division of the Fairfax Circuit Court Clerk's Office.
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