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Civil Case Subpoena

This is a West Virginia form that can be used for General within Statewide, Circuit Court.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA CIVIL CASE SUBPOENA Plaintiff, v. Civil Action No.: Defendant. TO: erous to f it in this area, type See Attached List and attach list, titled Persons/Entities[If the list of the persons/entities subpoenaed is too numerous to f YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED [mark all that apply] to appear in the Circuit Court of County at the place, date and time specified below to testify in the taking of a deposition in the above-styled case; or testify in a hearing in the above-styled case; or testify in the trial of the above-styled case. to produce and permit inspection of and copying of designated books, documents or tangible things in your possession, custodyor contr ol, as follows:f the number of items is too numerous to fit in this area,type See Attached L ist- Production/Inspection and attach list,[If the num ber of items is too numerous to fit in this area, to permit inspection of premises located at place, date and time specified below. Place of Appearance/Inspection: Date of Appearance/Inspection: Time of Appearance/Inspection: AM/PM If this subpoena is issued by the circuit clerk, please state the nameIssued by: and the office address of the attorney requesting this subpoena.Title: Signature: Bar Identification No., if applicable: Date Issued: W. Va. R. Civ. P. 45(c). Place of the examination.- A deponent may be required to attend an examon onlyinati in the county in which the deponent resides oris employed or transacts business in person, or at such other convenient place as is fixed by an order of court. W. Va. R. Civ. P. 45(d). Protection of persons subject to subpoenas.- (1) A party or an attorney responsible for the issuance and service of a subpoena shalltake reasonable steps to avoid imposing undue burden or expense on a person subject to that subpoena. The Court on behalf of which the subpoena was issuedmay enforce this duty and impose upon the party or attorneyeach of this duty in br an appropriate sanction, which may include, but is not limited to, lostearnings, and a reasonable attorneys fee. (2)(A) A person commanded to produce and permit inspection and copying of designated books, papers, documentsor tangible things, or inspection of premises need not appear in person at the place of production or inspection unless commed to appearand for deposition,hearing or trial. (B) Subject to paragraph (e)(2) of this rule, a person commanded to produce and permit inspection and copyng mi ay, within 14 days afterservice of the subpoena or before the time specified for comnce if such timpliae is less than 14 days after service, serve upon the party or attorney designated inthe subpoena written objection to inspection or copying of any or all of the designated materials or of the premises. If objection is made, the party serving thesubpoena shall not be entitled to inspect and copy the materials or inspect the premises except pursuant to an order of the court by which the subpoena wasissued. If objection has been made, the party serving the subpoena may, upon notice to the person commanded to produce, mt any timove a e for an order tocompel the production. Such an order to compel production shall protect any person who is not a party or an officer of a par fromty significant expenseresulting from the inspection and copying commanded. (3)(A)tim On ely motion, the court by which a subpoena was issued shall quash or modify thesubpoena if it (i) fails to allow reasonable time for compliance; (ii) requires a person to travel for a deposition to a place other than the county in which thatperson resides or is employed or transacts business in person or at a place fixed by order of the court; (iii) requires disclosure of privileged or other protectedmatter and no exception or waiver applies, or (iv) subjects a person to undue burden. (B) If a subpoena (i) requires disclosure of a trade secret or otherconfidential research development, or comrcial informmeation, or (ii) requires disclosure of an unretained experts opinion orinfor mation not describingspecific events or occurrences in dispute and resulting from the experts studymade not at the r equest of any party, the cour mayt , to protect a person subject toor affected by the subpoena, quash or modify the subpoena or, if the party in whose behalf the subpoena is issued shows a substantial need for the testimony ormaterial that cannot be otherwise met without undue hardship and assures that the peron to whoms the subpoena is addressed will be reasonably compensated,the court may order appearance or production only upon specified conditions. W. Va. R. Civ. P. 45(e). Duties in responding to subpoena. - (1) A person responding to a subpoena to produce documents shall produce them as they arekept in the usual course of business orshall or ganize and label them to correspond with the categories in the demand. (en infor2) Whmation subject to asubpoena is withheld on a claim that it is privileged or subject to protection as trial preparation materials, the claim shall be made expressly and shall besupported by a description of the nature of the documents, comcations,muni or things not produced that is sufficient to enable the demanding party to contestthe claim. Revised- April 24, 1998]

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