Subpoena to produce a minor child


#1

This is a commonly done procedure and most courts will enforce this subpoena. If you do not wish to produce the child, you should file a motion to quash and then set this matter for hearing in front of the court. The court will determine if you are required to bring the minor child to court.

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#2

I have been issued a subpoena to produce my minor child at a hearing. Can this be done? Shouldn’t there be an Order for the Testimony and Appearance of this child issued instead? This doesn’t seem right to require a minor to be present at a hearing. Thanks.