Re: Subpoena by Phone

Msg # 1995 of 2000 on RelayNet Legal issues chat
To: ALL, From: "_ PROF. JONEZ _" Time: Wednesday, 8-15-7, 5:00
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Bo Raxo wrote:
> "_ Prof. Jonez _"  wrote in message
>> Bo Raxo wrote:
>>> "BTR1701"  wrote in message
>>>> "Bo Raxo"  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hey Ultra, the OP used the term "subpeona" but I'm pretty certain
>>>>> he was actually talking about a "summons".  Which was the first
>>>>> sentence of my response, which you managed to miss.  As you
>>>>> correctly state, a subpeona can't be served over the phone.  A
>>>>> SUMMONS can. Therefore your advice to ignore it could get him
>>>>> held in contempt.
>>>>
>>>> How can they hold you in contempt for ignoring a phone call? A
>>>> citizen has no way of verifying that the person who is calling them
>>>> is legitmate and the court has no way of verifying that the person
>>>> called was actually the citizen and not some friend or family
>>>> member screening calls or something. And what happens if a person
>>>> just doesn't answer the phone and lets it go to voice mail? Can
>>>> you be held in contempt and jailed for not checking your voice
>>>> mail?
>>>
>>> I would think
>>
>> No ... actually you haven't ... hence your problem.
>>
>>
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> Translation:  you got nothin'

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