Rule 45. Subpoena

Rule 45.01. For Attendance of Witnesses — Form — Issuance

Every subpoena shall be issued by the clerk, shall state the name of the court and the title of the action, and [shall] command each person to whom it is directed to attend and give testimony at the time and place and for the party therein specified. The clerk shall issue a subpoena or a subpoena for the production of documentary evidence, signed but otherwise in blank, to a party requesting it, who shall fill it in before service. [As amended by order entered January 26, 1999, effective July 1, 1999; by order entered January 28, 2000, effective July 1, 2000; by order filed January 23, 2012, effective July 1, 2012; and by order filed December 28, 2012, effective July 1, 2013.]
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