Dorchester, MA asked in Child Custody for Rhode Island

Q: Do I have to show for a deposition in rhode island

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Albin Moser
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  • Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: Probably not. If you are in Dorchester and the case is in Rhode Island then you can't be made to go from Dorchester to testify in Rhode Island. Usually there is a subpoena that is served on you. If it were served upon you in Rhode Island then that's one thing, but if it were served on you in Dorchester then it would require you to testify somewhere more local to Dorchester or at least in Massachusetts. I don't know the details. I also don't know if the judge ordered you to do it. Unless the judge ordered you to do it, you probably don't have to.

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