Subpoena Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Subpoena, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Subpoena?

(n) (suh-pea-nah) It is the order issued by court directing any person or witness to be personally present before the court at the designated place and time . If the person fails to appear as required court can initiate contempt of court procedures against him