What is a Subpoena?

In civil litigation, subpoenas are often used to compel discovery from nonparties to a suit such as individuals or corporations. In a California proceeding, a deposition subpoena is the only method by which to obtain discovery from a non-party in civil litigation. “A deposition subpoena must be served to compel that witness’s attendance, testimony, or production of documents and things pursuant to Chapter 6, ‘Nonparty Discovery,’ of the CDA.” (CCP §§ 2020.010-2020.510. See, e.g., California ex rel Lockyer v. Super. Ct., 122 Cal. App. 4th 1060, 1076-78 (2004).)

The California Civil Code allows an oral deposition, written deposition, or a deposition for production of business records and other things coming within the scope of Article 4 or 5. (CCP § 2020.010.) The process by which a nonparty is required to provide discovery is a deposition subpoena. (Id.) However, subpoenas are still subject to the rules regulating discovery between parties of a suit.

Any party is entitled to discovery proceedings up until the 30th day before the date initially set for the trial of the action and a continuance of the trial date does not operate to reopen discovery proceedings. (CCP § 2024.020.)

There are four types of deposition subpoenas: a subpoena for an oral deposition, a subpoena for business records deposition commanding only the production of business records for copying, a subpoena for business records deposition commanding the productions of records and testimony, and finally, a subpoena for a written deposition. (CCP §§ 2020.310, 2025.010, 2020.410, 2020.510, 2028.010.6.)

If the subpoena is for the production of business records, discovery will be considered complete on the date of production. (CCP § 2020.010.) However, if the subpoena is seeking personal records under CCP § 1985.3 then there needs to be at least 20 days’ notice. (CCP § 1985.3; see Unzipped Apparel v. Bader, 156 Cal.App.4th 123, 127 (2007).)

The Court is authorized under CCP § 1987.1 to order a subpoena quashed entirely, modified, or directed to comply with terms and conditions the Court declares, including protective orders. (CCP § 1987.1.) Under this section the court is also authorized to make any order as may be appropriate to protect the person from unreasonable or oppressive demands, including unreasonable violations of the right of privacy of the person. (Id.)

“If a deponent fails to answer any question or to produce any document, electronically stored information, or tangible thing under the deponent’s control that is specified in the deposition notice or a deposition subpoena, the party seeking discovery may move the court for an order compelling that answer or production.” (CCP § 2025.480, subd. (a).) The court can order the disobeying party to comply within 60 days after completion of the deposition record. (Id.) Objections or other responses to a business records subpoena are the "deposition record" for purposes of measuring the 60-day period for a motion to compel. (See Unzipped Apparel, 156 Cal.App.4th at 132-133.)

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Opposition -

1 A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION 2 Martin N. Jensen, SBN 232231 11/09/2020 3 Joceline M. Herman, SBN 310897 350 University Ave., Suite 200 4 Sacramento, California 95825 TEL: 916.929.1481 5 FAX: 916.927.3706 6 Attorneys for Plaintiff

Response filed - Response to Request for Pretrial Discovery Conference

ECKSTRAND AW FFICES Plaintiff, through its undersigned counsel, respons briefly to Request for Pret A third PMQ dtion was scheduled in midJuly for Plais COO. Before the de as a courtesy to Defendant, collected documents requested by Defendant to be pro of the COO, and in fact produced many documents

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $1,601.38 FILED BY SHEPPARD, ROBERT J AS TO...

Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER aml a to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: * You are the defendant if your name is listed in @) on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in(1) on page 2. * You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. * Ifyou lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. Bring witnesses, receipts, and any

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $4,999.74 FILED BY SANGER CALHOUN TERRACE, ...

Plaintii: s Claim and ORDER aaa to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: You are the defendant if your name is listed in (2) on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in (1) on page 2. You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. If you lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. + Bring witnesses, receipts, and any evidenc

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $10,000.00 FILED BY IVANOV, DMITRIY AS TO D...

ny Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: + You are the defendant if your name is listed in @ on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in(1) on page 2. * You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. . + Ifyou lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. + Bring witnesses, receipts, and any ev

Opposition -

11/05/2020 ELGUINDY, MEYER & KOEGEL, APC RYAN N. MEYER, State Bar Number 258400 [email protected] 2990 Lava Ridge Court, Suite 205 Roseville, CA 95661 Telephone: (916) 778-3310 Facsimile: (916) 330-4433

Stipulation and Order - Order Received for Signature

ELKINS KALT WEINTRAUB REUBEN GARTSIDE LLP [email protected] 10345 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, California 90064 RECYCLERS INTERNATIONAL INC., INVESTMENTS, INC. CHRISTOPHER FROST (SBN 200336) [email protected] Attorneys for Plaintiffs and

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $1,592.69 FILED BY POPOVA, OLGA VALDIVIA-PO...

Plaintitr s Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: * You are the defendant if your name is listed n® on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in on page 2. * You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. * Ifyou lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. * Bring witnesses, receipts, and any evidence yo

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $2,734.00 FILED BY BENYOURD, MOHAMED AS TO ...

Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER Clerk stamps date here when form is filed. to Go to Small Claims Court SMALL (CAINS Notice to the person being sued: You are the d The person st San Francisea ohn H D, Court NOV 05 2020 endant i your name is listed in @)on page 2 of this form. iff, listed in(4) on page 2. * You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court,-you may lose the case. . we OF THE COURT * Ifyou lose, the court can order that

In Limine Opposition -

Jeffrey S. Einsohn (SBN 260150) PARKER LAW GROUP ATTORNEYS A Professional Corporation 11/04/2020 Sacramento, CA 95815 Telephone: (916) 996-0400 Attorneys for TODD JARVIS SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $5,000.00 FILED BY ELGHOUSEN, DAOUD AS TO D...

= S C-1 00 Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER Clerk stamps date here when form is filed. to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: SMALL CLAIMS * You are the defendant if your name is listed in @ on page 2 of this form. ban rialect ou er Court The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed [email protected]) on page 2. You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you NOV 04 2020 do not go to court, you may lose the case. w EF THE COURT * Ifyou lose, the cour

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $894.00 FILED BY MACK VENTURES, LLC. AS TO ...

SC-100 Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER Clerk stamps date here when form is filed. to Go to Small Claims Court SMALL CLAIMS Notice to the person being sued: LED jan Francisco County ic You are the defendant if your name is listed in 2) on page 2 of this form. uperior Court The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in(1) on page 2. NOV 0 4 2020 You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you hk do not go to court, you may lose the case. CLERK OF TI If you lose, the

Defendant's Case Management Statement - Case Management Conference

CM 110 ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY (Name, State Bar number, and address) FOR COURT USE ONLY Angelika Singh, Esq. SBN 236301 TIZA SERRANO THOMPSON & ASSOCIATES 980 9 Street, Suite 2250 Sacramento, CA 95814 TELEPHONE NO.: (916) 561 2780 FAX NO. (

Declaration -

ae Py C) MC-030 ATTORNEY ORPARTY WITHOUTATTORNEY (Name, State Bar number, and address): FOR COURTUSE ONLY | Allan R, F

Declaration of R.Hogan in Support of Opposition to Plaintiff's Affidavit...

wo oN nun rt wn ea ee eesstsscnt ect aeee ceca eee eceeeess sce 17 ROBERT H. ZIMMERMAN, Bar No. 84345 RICHARD J. HOGAN, Bar No. 312947 SCHUERING ZIMMERMAN & DOYLE, LLP 400 University Avenue Sacramento, California 95825-6502 (916) 567-0400 FAX: 568-0400 F Superior Court of California F | County of Butte | L L E E D Kimberif Flener, Clerk D By Deputy Electronically FILED Attorneys for Defendants EDWARD J. ORDORICA, M.D. (erroneously sued as EDWARD J. ORDERICA, M.D.); LIONEL S. FOSTER, JR.

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $10,000.00 FILED BY WEISBERGER, LEE SCHUTZ,...

Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER any to'Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: You are the defendant if your name is listed in (2) on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in(1) on page 2. * You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you : do not go to court, you may lose the case. If you lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. Bring witnesses, receipts, and any eviden

Declaration of Megan W Wendell in Support of Application of Cross-Defend...

JORDAN A. RODMAN, ESQ. No. 173001) MEGAN W. WENDELL, ESQ. (SB No. 238423) RODMAN & ASSOCIATESPC. 149 Stony Circle, Suite 210 Santa Rosa, California 95401 Telephone: (707) 278-9878 Facsimile: (707) 278-9880 [email protected] mw

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $5,455.93 FILED BY NICHOLSON, TODD JAMES AS...

Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: * You are the defendant if your name is listed in (2) on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in) on page 2. * You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. + Tfyou lose, the court can order that your wagés, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. : Bring witnesses, receipts, and any eviden

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $1,434.16 FILED BY ALOUIS AUTO RADIATOR, IN...

Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER Sheath to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: * You are the defendant if your name is listed in (2) on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in(4) on page 2. You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. * Ifyou lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. * Bring witnesses, receipts, and

Motion (Pre-Disposition) 11/03/2020 - Motion (Pre-Disposition)

Superior Court of California County of Kern Bakersfield Department 17 Hearing Date: 11/03/2020 Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM GARCIA VS LANE ET AL

Case Management Statement - Case Management Conference Statement

ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY (Name, State Bar number, and address) FOR COURT USE ONLY GREG T. MINO, ESQ. SBN: 173597 TIZA SERRANO THOMPSON & ASSOCIATES th Street, Suite 2250 Sacramento, CA 958 TELEPHONE NO.: (916) 561 278 855) 886 5559 FAX NO. (Optional): E-MAIL ADDRESS (Optional):

AUTO ACCIDENT CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $1,614.81 FILED BY NOVAK, GABRIELE ...

Creer Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER a to Go to Small Ciaims Court Notice to the person being sued: You are the Defendant if your name is listed in @ on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the Plaintiff, listed in on page 2. You and the Plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. Ifyou lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. Bring witnesses, receipts, and any evidence you need

Proposed Order - Order Received for Signature

1 Robert K. Phillips – 135088 Alyce W. Foshee – 300148 2 Darya Landa - 321346 PHILLIPS, SPALLAS & ANGSTADT LLP 3 505 Sansome Street, Sixth Floor San Francisco, California 94111 4 Telephone: (415) 278-9400 Facsimile: (415) 278-9411 5 Attorneys for Defendant 6 Walmart Inc. 7 8

MONEY CLAIM OF PLAINTIFF FOR $9,800.00 FILED BY SIGNORETTI, VINCENZO AS ...

Yomi Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court Notice to the person being sued: * You are the defendant if your name is listed in (2) on page 2 of this form. The person suing you is the plaintiff, listed in(1) on page 2. You and the plaintiff must go to court on the trial date listed below. If you do not go to court, you may lose the case. * Ifyou lose, the court can order that your wages, money, or property be taken to pay this claim. * Bring witnesses, receipts, and any evidenc

Motion Attorney's Fees -

ELECTRONICALLY FILED superior Court of California, County of Placer 11/02/2

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