Q: Can the DA in district court compel a victim of domestic violence class c misdemeanor to testify in a an MTR hearing?
Even if he didnt press charges or participate in the municipal case against defendant/girlfriend? Ok he got a summons to appear at my MTR hearing to testify for the state. This is not the municipal where the charges are. This is an MTR hearing that is scheduled for another reason having nothing to do with this class c misdemeanor charge. Does that make sense now? Is the answer yes he can be compelled to testify in proceedings that aren't related.
A: If you are asking if a DA can subpoena an alleged victim or witness to testify in a case than YES the DA can do this. There are different ways or methods of getting a subpoena to a person so if the person that is being asked to testify has questions about their rights that person should consult directly with a criminal defense attorney NOW.
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