If I am victim(witness) in a domestic violence case in Washington county Oregon. I no longer live in the same place.

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Am I served with subpoena if I talk to someone From DA's office over phone and my identity is not asked for but the phone line is on my name. Also I don't want to give my new address to them, is it ok to do so.

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Sunil K Raju

Answered On May 14, 2013
For you to be "served" with a subpoena means that somebody, usually a Sheriff's Deputy, must actually serve you with a subpoena. If you get the subpoena in some other way--say, you get it mailed to you, or you talk to somebody on the phone--is NOT a way of getting "served" if you are a witness in a criminal case. ***This is NOT legal advice, but a general answer. Consult an attorney for legal advice tailored to your situation***