Trial subpoenas commanding a witness to appear at trial and produce documents are governed by different rules than discovery subpoenas. Specifically, Sections 491.090-491.100, RSMo “confer upon [a] litigant the right to require the production of any document a litigant believes necessary to meet the issues raised in the action.” State ex rel. Rowland Group v….
Subpoenas for Production of Documents, Testimony
A subpoena (“under penalty”) is an order from a Court to a third party to either produce documents or give testimony/deposition regarding facts in litigation. If A and B are embroiled in a lawsuit, and C has either documentation or firsthand knowledge of facts critical to the lawsuit, either A or B may subpoena C…