Translation of subpoena in Spanish:

subpoena

citación, n.

Pronunciation /səˈpinə//səˈpiːnə/

noun

Law

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    citación feminine
    citatorio masculine
    to serve a subpoena on sb notificar a algn (una orden de comparecencia)
    • Further, the day-to-day administration of criminal justice functions with many witnesses who are not under subpoena and who attend voluntarily to give evidence.
    • Even if it is a US bank which is ordered by a US subpoena, other common law courts have applied traditional conflict-of-laws analysis.
    • It held that if an individual does not comply with a subpoena or order issued by the Tribunal, he could be held in contempt of the Tribunal and the specific contempt procedure could be set in motion.
    • Under normal law, a plaintiff would file a lawsuit against an offending party and then use the court system to get subpoenas or court orders for information relevant to the lawsuit.
    • Complex legal standards apply to the level of review and judicial oversight necessary before police can obtain the warrants, subpoenas, or court orders required to compel disclosure of these records.

transitive verb

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    (witness) citar