Douglas, GA asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Georgia

Q: being i did a witness affidavit as my friends attorney requested will i still be subponeaed

so i took my friend steve home on break for him to find out his girl friend was not home but there 2 children was left alone which they are not even 5 years old so i am a witness to that happening! so a few days went by and steve told me that his paid attorney needs a affidavit from me other wise the attorney was going to have to subponea me no problem i filled out the affidavit my friend had then we took it up to the bank to have it noterized and then i signed it .... now my question is because i am not sure being i did the affidavit as his attorney requested and it got noterized and i signed it will i or can i still be subponeaed or will i have to appear in court for this matter or possibly need a attorney or is that affidavit all that was needed from me

2 Lawyer Answers
Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You need to ask the attorney who issued the subpeona. You can also hire your own attorney.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I agree with my colleague, you should contact the attorney who issued the subpoena. It is also a good idea to consider having your own attorney. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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