I read that if you do get subpoenaed that it is against law to not go and testify. But is there anyway even if I go that I HAVE to answer there questions. And if I’m able could I write a letter to states attorney and judge about how I feel the defendant would benefit better from serving jail time... View More
If you were personally served with a subpoena you must appear. Personal service means someone handed you(or someone in your household) the subpoena and you signed for it. Sending a subpoena through the mail is not personal service.
If you were personally served you must appear in court....View More
Because Armed Violence is an offense that carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in the Department of Corrections, the chances are high that a cash bail may be ordered. However, the court looks at many factors when setting bail, including the Defendant's prior criminal history,...View More
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