How to Domesticate an Out of State Subpoena in Florida under UIDDA
Do you need to Domesticate and Serve an Out of State Subpoena in Florida to the Uniform Interstate Deposition and Discovery Act (UIDDA) and §92.251 F.S.?
Florida Foreign Subpoena Domestication and Service of Process
To domesticate a subpoena in a case being litigated in any U.S. state other than Florida (referred to as a “foreign” state) the request for issuance of subpoena together with the required documents must be filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the discovery is sought to be conducted in Florida.
Documents to be filed with the Clerk of the Florida Circuit Court in order to domesticate a foreign subpoena include:
(1) Foreign Subpoena issued from the home state and jurisdiction.
(2) Florida Subpoena properly completed.
(3) Filing fee for issuance of the subpoena payable to the Court.
Do you need to domesticate an out of state subpoena (aka "foreign subpoena") and have it served in Florida pursuant to UIDDA and §92.251 F.S.?
Our experienced staff can assist to prepare and file the required documents with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in order to have the Florida subpoena issued properly. Once issued, we can proceed to have it served right away and can also advance any required witness fees at the time of service.
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What is a Subpoena?
A subpoena is a document that orders a named individual to personally appear at a trial or hearing to:
1) give testimony (known as a Subpoena Ad Testificandum) or
2) to produce documents or objects to be used at a trial or hearing as evidence (known as a Subpoena Duces Tecum).
Subpoena Ad Testificandum – Use this subpoena when an individual's testimony at a trial or hearing is needed.
Subpoena Duces Tecum – Use this subpoena when an individual's appearance and production of documents or other objects are needed at a trial or hearing.
Due to the rapidly changing nature of the law, there may be times when the material on this page is not current. We have made every effort to provide complete and accurate information of the general rules governing domestication and service of process of subpoenas in Florida. However, we cannot guarantee the current accuracy of the above listed content, it is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. We assume no liability whatsoever and will not be held responsible directly or indirectly for any damages resulting from any errors, omissions, inaccuracies or your reliance on this partial information.