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2.7. Subpoenas – Court-ordered disclosure for discovery (63G-2-207)

A subpoena is court ordered request for disclosure of records. It is an order from a court for a person to appear or to provide records under punishment for failure to appear or produce. It must be signed by a judge of competent jurisdiction. A subpoena is part of the judicial process and should not be responded to without the help of legal counsel. A subpoena should be turned over to the attorney who represents the agency immediately as there are critical time limits.

A subpoena is not a GRAMA request.