Q: I need to send a subpoena for documents to my bank. How do i do that ?
First, you must have a lawsuit.
Then, simply fill out the Judicial Council for and have it properly served.
If it is a subpoena duces tecum (for documents) a subpoena company would be best to handle and copy.
A: On every Superior Court website there is a link to "Forms." You need to go to the Judicial Council forms and get a Subpoena duces Tecum. Every superior Court also has a window for "Self Help" in the clerk's office that can assist you by providing you the forms. but they cannot practice law. If it is your bank, why can't you just make a written request to them for the records? There may be a copy fee. There are attorneys that practice Civil defense in all the states, look for one on Justia or google. Thanks for using Justia, Ask a Lawyer.
To send a subpoena for documents to your bank, follow these general steps:
Consult with an attorney for guidance on the legal process.
Draft a subpoena with your attorney, specifying the documents you need from the bank.
File the subpoena with the appropriate court and pay any required fees.
Have the subpoena served on the bank according to legal requirements.
Allow the bank time to comply and provide the requested documents.
Review the obtained documents with your attorney to assess their relevance.
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