Q: If I am envolved in an Oklahoma Small Claims case can I ask the court to issue a subpoena for a witness to appear?
Okla. Stat. tit. 12 s 2004.1 says, "The clerk shall issue a subpoena, or a subpoena for the production of documentary evidence, signed and sealed but otherwise in blank, to a party requesting it, who shall fill it in before service."
Ask the court clerk to issue a subpoena. Fill in the blanks, and give the subpoena to the sheriff or to a licensed process server to serve on the witness.
You can also ask the judge to call a witness or order the production of documents. The Small Claims Procedure Act says, "the judge may call such witnesses and order the production of such documents as he may deem appropriate." Okla. Stat. tit. 12 s. 1761.
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