Hoboken, NJ asked in Sexual Harassment for New Jersey

Q: How many times would I have to appear at a court as a witness and can I go to vacation?

my boss and my coworker are suing each other.

I, whom used to be friend with my coworker, went to see a lawyer with her to help her with English. (She is Korean)

Now, for various reason, I don't support my coworker.

Anyway, so my boss want me as a witness for stuff that she said at a lawyer's office. (or should i say he assumes me to be.)

He told me that anybody who is involved has no choice and has legal responsibility to appear as a witness.

Is that true?

Also, I am planning to go on a vacation on March 23-25, and possibly longer.

if they want me on those dates, and I can't show up, would I get in trouble?

How many times do witnesses usually have to show up at a court?

Basically, my coworker is suing the restaurant and chefs for rape, and my boss for ignoring the problem.

and my boss is suing her for false accusation. Because chefs didn't rape her.

and I am witness cause I heard her asking her friend if it would be okay to lie to lawyer and other stuff.

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1 Lawyer Answer
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
Answered
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Much more information is needed to answer your question and you may want to hire your own lawyer to review this. But if you are subpoenaed as a witness you must appear.

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