April 20, 2020 By Paul Wallin

Witness Subpoenas

California just made it easier for witnesses to be served with subpoenas.

Prior to 2020, subpoenas had to be served either personally to the witness, or through the mail or messenger service. Starting in 2020, SB 471 makes it possible for a witness in a criminal case to be served by fax or electronically. If you have witnessed a crime, you may soon find an order to appear in court and testify finding its way into your email inbox.

Avoiding a subpoena is a crime under California law, but even witnesses are entitled to the assistance of an attorney. If you have been subpoenaed to be a witness in a criminal case, you should speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney about your options.

Contact the Defense Attorneys at Wallin & Klarich For Help With Your Subpoena

Being a witness in a criminal case can be a stressful situation. That is why you should speak with an experienced attorney about your testimony as soon as possible. Your attorney can help you prepare and avoid potential legal consequences of what you say under oath. The attorneys of Wallin & Klarich have more than 40 years of experience helping people like you preparing for court testimony. Let us help you today.

With offices in Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, West Covina, Torrance, and Victorville, there is an experienced and skilled Wallin & Klarich criminal defense attorney available to help you no matter where you are located.

Contact our offices today at (877) 4-NO-JAIL or (877) 466-5245 for a free, no-obligation phone consultation. We will be there when you call.

AUTHOR: Paul Wallin

Paul Wallin is one of the most highly respected attorneys in Southern California. His vast experience, zealous advocacy for his clients and extensive knowledge of many areas of the law make Mr. Wallin a premiere Southern California attorney. Mr. Wallin founded Wallin & Klarich in 1981. As the senior partner of Wallin & Klarich, Mr. Wallin has been successfully representing clients for more than 30 years. Clients come to him for help in matters involving assault and battery, drug crimes, juvenile crimes, theft, manslaughter, sex offenses, murder, violent crimes, misdemeanors and felonies. Mr. Wallin also helps clients with family law matters such as divorce and child custody.

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